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Sulphur - Skin symptoms - T.F. Allen

Sublimated Sulphur, Sulpher, Sul, Sulfur, Sulf, Sulph.

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HPUS indication of Sulphur: Skin problems
Common symptoms: Skin problems, Hot flashes, Pimples.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Sulphur in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

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In the morning, the skin of the whole body smelt strongly of Sulphur, in consequence of which he left off the medicine for some days, thinking that it had taken the direction of a cutaneous secretion, and that consequently the symptoms of the other organs had receded (fifty-eighth day),

The skin of the whole body smells strongly of Sulphur (sixty-first, sixty-eighth, seventieth, and seventy-ninth days),

The skin, especially of the hands, smells of Sulphur (thirty-ninth day),

The palmar aspects of the hands smell strongly of Sulphur (forty-second day),

The amount of carbonic acid excreted from the skin was very greatly increased during the proving of Sulphur,

Skin cracked here and there, especially in the open air,

Skin of the hands cracked,

Cracks and cuts in the skin of the hands, especially on the joints, painfully sore,

Cracking of the skin of the hands, almost painless, especially just above the roots of the fingers,

In the evening, dryness and heat of the skin (fifth day),

Little or no fever, but skin and mouth dry,

Skin of the hands hard and dry,

Between the scapulae, skin dry and scurfy; no inconvenience in the day-time, but when undressing, at night, it itches very much; it lasted more than a month,

On the right index, where he had a humid eruption many years ago, there appeared some hard points, so that the skin has a rough appearance (one hundred and thirtieth day),

The desquamation of the skin of the face, which had commenced days previously, continues, as also the itching all over the body (thirty-second day),

Desquamation of the fingers (the epidermis scales off in round spots),

Eruptions, Dry.

Eruption, with burning itching,

Eruption on the skin,

Painful eruption about the chin,

The skin was reddened on several places and itched (fortieth day),

The day after smoking the Sulphur, he had intolerable itching over the whole body; this was followed, in a day or two, by the appearance of reddish blotches over the trunk and extremities,

In the evening, itching on various parts, in the face, chest, and hands; after scratching, a slight redness appears (fifty-fifth day),

Right cheek covered with a number of small red painless spots (fourteenth day); red spots on right cheek are gone (fifteenth day),

On the upper lip, a red elevated itching spot (fourth day),

A red spot on the upper lip, which went off in half an hour (one hundred and twenty-first day),

Red itching point in the middle of the upper lip,

On the left lower jaw, towards the cheek, an itching spot on the skin, which becomes red on being rubbed, and exhibits slight elevations (one hundred and forty-second day),

Red burning spots in the upper and forearms (after washing with soap and water),

Thick red chilblains on the fingers, which itch very severely when warm,

A bluish-red spot suddenly appeared on the inner surface of the left index finger, like an ecchymosis, without pain, disappearing after three days (after four days),

Blue spots and varices about the malleoli,

The skin of the back is covered with elevations (two hundred and forty-seventh day),

Liver-spots on the back and chest, which itch, in the evening,

White itching spot on the cheek,

Rash over the whole body, with violent itching, followed by desquamation of the skin,

Rash over the whole body, with itching sticking,

Rash and heat of face,

Nettlerash, with fever (twenty-sixth day),

Nettlerash eruption,

Violent biting rash on the face, arms, and lower extremities,

Heat rash on the neck,

Nettlerash eruption under the hips,

Nettlerash eruption on the back of the hand,

A scaly eruption, which had been driven away by external applications, reappeared, with violent burning itching, after scratching,

Itching hives over the whole body, hands, and feet (after thirty-five days),

Some pimples on the shoulders and forehead (thirty-second day),

About 6 P.M., a pimple appeared on the nose, and afterwards several on the cheeks, forehead, and chin; they were very red and painful (ninth day),

In the evening, itching behind the right ear, where several scattered pimples had formed (fiftieth and fifty-first days),

On the right ear a painful pimple is to be felt, which disappears in four days (thirty-second day),

A small pimple on the right cheek (one hundred and thirty-fifth day),

A large pimple on right cheek (third day); many pimples on face (sixth day),

A hard painless pimple on the left cheek (one hundred and twenty-fourth day),

Pimples on right side of face, following a feeling of heat in head and face; all this soon went off (after a few minutes),

Red (itching) pimples, with at times burning after scratching, on the nose, upper lip, chin, and on the forearms,

A small pimple on the upper lip, painful to touch (seventh day); pimple disappeared (eighth day),

Towards noon, there appeared below the left commissure of the mouth several itching pimples (thirty-ninth day); pimples gone (fortieth day),

A hard, red, painful pimple formed near the angle of the left lower jaw, and several itching pimples on the outside of the left elbow, which, together with that on the jaw, lasted several days before disappearing (thirty-sixth day),

A hard pimple, the size of a lentil, formed at the angle of the left lower jaw and persisted for five days (forty-fifth day),

In the nape, on the left side, superiorly, a small painful pimple appears (twenty-fifth day),

Several pimples in the nape and behind the ears (eighth day),

Pimples on the back, without sensation, after the violent itching, in the evening,

At 6 P.M., some pimples appeared on the arm, which itched very much (second day),

On the left upper arm there appeared reddish pimples, similar to those that had been previously on the thighs and the right hand (twelfth day),

In the forenoon, increased itching on the backs of the hands, which, especially the right thumb, are covered with red irregularly-shaped pimples (twelfth day),

Erythematous eruption, the size of a shilling, on the back of the left hand (nineteenth day),

In the evening, several very itchy pimples and red spots appeared on the thighs (fortieth day),

Itching pimples on the inner side of the thigh,

Papular eruption about the malleoli,

White painful pimples between the toes,

In the evening, he observed on the dorsum of both hands, beneath the skin, when this was tightened by flexing the joints, small pimples in considerable numbers, which, however, neither itched nor displayed any difference of color from the rest of the skin (ninety-third day),

In the afternoon, there appeared on the dorsum of the right hand, at the joint of the right middle finger, a group of pimples, the size of poppy-seeds, which seem to be under the skin, are not red, do not itch, and which go off after three days (one hundred and twenty-third day),

Externally, on the left side of the throat, behind the ear, two painful inflamed pimples, which disappeared the following day (thirty-seventh day),

An inflamed pimple in the right whisker (seventy-sixth day),

Several inflamed pimples on the face (third day),

An inflamed pimple on the right cheek (two hundred and fourth day),

Several inflamed pimples on the face (one hundred and seventy-first day),

An inflamed pimple on the cheek and several on the scalp (one hundred and thirty-fifth day),

A small inflamed pimple on the nape (sixty-fourth day),

An inflamed pimple on the nape (two hundred and eightieth day),

An inflamed pimple on the lumbar region (two hundred and seventy-third day),

Some inflamed pimples in the lumbar region and one on the face (two hundred and sixty-fifth day),

In the afternoon, itching and smarting in the bend of the elbow, where, in the evening, several pimples on a red spot appeared (thirty-fifth day),

On the index and middle fingers of the right hand some small pimples (ninth day); during the next four days the inflamed pimples dried up,

Itching on the dorsa of the hands worse, but the pimples smaller (forty-eighth day),

Eruption of several small, inflamed, not itching pimples, on the fore, middle, and ring fingers of the left hand (seventh day),

A very painful inflamed pimple on the border of the left hip, in the nates (twenty-seventh day),

At the division between the nates an inflamed pimple, which gave much pain when walking, in the forenoon (thirty-seventh day); pimple less painful (thirty-eighth day),

A painful inflamed pimple on the right natis (two hundred and fifty-seventh day),

Eruptions, Moist.

Elevated tetterlike eruption in the corners of the mouth, towards the cheeks,

Tetter on the nape of the neck,

In some cases it gives rise to a day, red, dirty aspect of skin, with an attempt at the formation of vesicles, perhaps an artificial eczema, and subsequently pityriasis, accompanied by much itching; mistaken for the continuance or increase of the original diseases, mostly scabies and demanding the most soothing treatment,

Several small vesicles below the left nostril, which went off by next day (one hundred and sixteenth day),

Some vesicles formed below the left nostril (seventieth day),

At the left side of the upper lip a painful vesicle (thirteenth day),

On the lower lip several painful humid vesicles (one hundred and ninety-fifth day); the vesicles on the upper lip begin to dry up (one hundred and ninety-sixth day),

Vesicle in the middle of the lower lip,

A small vesicle appeared in the middle of the lower lip, which dried up after a few days (second day),

Itching on the elbows and wrists, and especially on the hands, particularly in the evening; here and there, small vesicles full of yellow water arise,

Itching in the bend of the right elbow, making him scratch; the scratched places exude moisture (first night),

Several red itching pimples and spots on the back of the right hand, and several vesicles on the upper lip, which burst and let out an acrid yellowish fluid; at the same time, tension in the skin round the mouth, which was covered with branlike scales; (third day),

Itching vesicular eruption on the back of the hand (fourth day),

Vesicular eruption on fingers and soles of feet, itching intensely (itching allayed by Vaseline); subsequently, skin all peeled from the parts invaded,

On the right ring finger some more vesicles (third day),

On left hand, between thumb and index finger, an itching pimple, the size of a poppy-seed, seated on a small areola, at the apex of which, in the course of the day, a small vesicle, filled with clear fluid, formed, which, when scratched off, burned like fire (thirty-second day); itching pimple gone (thirty-third day),

On the first joint of the right ring finger a scabious itchy vesicle, which, without increasing in size, lasted several days before it dried up (twenty-third day); a similar, but somewhat larger, scabious itching vesicle appeared between the left thumb and forefinger (twenty-seventh day),

(A herpes cincinnatus on the right middle finger became more swollen, red, and shining); the different ducts of the morbidly affected sebaceous glands, filled with the product of inflammation, appear more plainly, whilst the whitish scaly vesicles are more easily washed off and removed (thirteenth day),

On the upper lip a small aphthous erosion; in the evening, burning in the aphtha (forty-third day),

A small aphthous erosion on the upper lip (two hundred and thirty-fifth day),

A slight injury on the finger becomes sore, with pulsation; afterwards, corrosive blisters form and the whole hand swells, though without pain, except when touched,

Ulcerating blisters on the soles of the feet,

A blister on the sole of the foot, in the afternoon after walking (seventh day),

Eruptions, Pustular.

Eruption like that after vaccination,

A pustule in the right eyebrow (one hundred and second day),

In the morning, there appeared on the left ala nasi, towards the cheek, a small, distinctly pulsating swelling (thirty-ninth day); tumor burst and discharged pus (fortieth day),

A small pustule on the dorsum of the nose (fifty-fourth day),

Pustules in the bend of the elbow, with much itching,

Towards evening a red, rough, round place, an inch in circumference, appeared near the union of the ring and little finger, on which reddish pustules appeared, which itched very much in the heat of the body (twenty-fifth day),

Towards evening, several small reddish pustules in the skin of the right thumb, near the metacarpus, which itched excessively (twenty-third day),

The pustules on the back of the hand decreased in size, but the itching continued violently, especially in the warmth of bed (thirty-third day); the exanthematic symptoms on the back of the hands diminished (thirty-fourth day),

At night, great itching on the dorsum of the right hand, especially on the little finger, where he found the following morning a pustule, with its head scratched off, which had a great resemblance to an itch pustule (thirty-eighth day); pustule dried up (fortieth day),

Towards noon, several itching pustules, like scabies, on the anterior surface of the left thigh (thirty-ninth day); pustules dried up (fortieth day),

A small cut begins to be sore, at first smarting, then burning, followed by inflammation, with throbbing pain,

The pimple on the cheek discharges pus; it is about to disappear (one hundred and twenty-fifth day),

Point of the nose covered with small scabs, in the morning on awaking (fourteenth day),

About noon, scabs formed on the nose, causing a tiresome tension in it (eighth day),

On the back, near the loins, several small pimples, which let out a fluid when scratched (thirteenth day),

An eruption, precisely similar to itch, occurred in the bend of the elbows and on the wrists (fifty-seventh day); pustules disappeared (fifty-eighth day),

In the evening, on the left forearm, eruption of small bright-red pimples, from ten to twelve in number; they itched much when touched, easily burst, and let out a little thickish fluid (second day); in the evening, renewed eruption of pimples, as on the preceding evening (third day),

In the afternoon, itching and burning of the skin on the left wrist; in the evening, there appeared there seven pimples, of the size of a millet-seed, surrounded by a red areola, and having a white spot at their apex (sixth day),

On the back of the right hand two small pimples, which he must scratch; itching and smarting between the fingers (third day); the pimples burst when scratched, excrete a clear transparent fluid; the itching and smarting between the fingers is not troublesome (fourth day),

Itching and smarting between the fingers of the right hand, on the back of which appeared a scabious-looking pimple, which went off in the evening (fourth day),

The lunula, which used to be present on both thumb-nails, is almost gone (one hundred and thirty-third day),

The lunula has quite disappeared from both thumb-nails (one hundred and forty-third day),


Eruption of furunculous pimples, with a red areola and very itching sensation, especially on the face (third day),

A suppurating boil on the right whisker (two hundred and forty-seventh day),

Especially pimples and scabby eruptions appeared here and there. Thus, on the 10th of February, a furuncular pimple appeared on the left temple, and several smaller ones on the right mastoid process, which lasted until the 18th of February. On the 16th of February there appeared a painful scabby spot on the skin, covering the left parietal bone, which disappeared in the course of a few days, in order to make way for a similar scabby spot (after three months),

A large boil on the tragus,

On the dorsum of the nose a red inflamed spot, like a commencing boil (one hundred and eleventh day),

In the evening, a small boil on the back, which is not painful, but when squeezed discharges a considerable quantity of blood and pus (one hundred and eighth day),

Appearance of a small boil on the left shoulder (fifth day),

Profuse bleeding of old ulcers,

The matter from a (scabby) ulcer had a sour odor,

The ulcer on the nail begins to be very offensive,

Ulcer about the nail (a panaritium) twice in succession,


The skin is very painful for a long time after rubbing, as if denuded and sore,

Tensive pain in an ulcer,

In the forenoon, shooting here and there in the skin (after three hours),

All day long, creeping and flying shooting in a wart; its horny surface easily detached, in fact, small portions of it fell off spontaneously (first day),

In the afternoon, creeping and burning in the skin over the left zygoma (first day),

Repeated burning in various parts; after scratching, it hurts as if sore,

The spots feel hot after scratching,

Burning in the skin of the whole body, ; (twelfth day),

*The night's rest was often disturbed, owing to burning pains in the parts of the skin upon which he was lying (sixth day),

About noon, burning hot feeling in the skin of the whole back, especially annoying between the scapulae, lasting more than half an hour, and after scratching, turning into sore pain (fifth day),

In the afternoon, violent burning in the skin of the whole back, with perceptible throbbing in the arteries beneath the skin at the affected part (sixth day),

Burning in the skin all over the back (seventeenth day),

A burning feeling in the skin, which spread from the axilla over the right upper arm and right side of the chest (in half an hour, third day),

Feeling of burning in the skin of the whole extensor side of the right upper arm, which lasted above a quarter of an hour, and after scratching left a raw pain (after one hour, second day),

About 9 A.M., burning, about a hand's breadth in extent, in the skin of the left elbow-joint; the burning pain gradually extended over the extensor side of this joint, and lasted upwards of ten minutes (sixth day),

Burning pain in the skin of the whole extensor surface of the left elbow-joint (fifth day),

Burning in the hands and feet, with weakness of the whole body,

In the morning, burning and redness of the skin of the whole of the dorsum of the right hand, as if an eruption were about to appear (sixth day),

Burning in the skin of the right leg (several days),

After getting up, burning of the skin of the right leg and part of the foot (thirty-fifth day),

Towards evening, tiresome long-continued burning and itching over right ankle (fourth day),

About 12 noon, burning pain in a spot of the skin, the size of a crown-piece, over the right internal malleolus (third day),

Biting as from fleas, even in the evening after lying down, preventing sleep, afterwards appearing in another spot after scratching,

A stinging, with tickling, begins in an old wart (under the eye), (after five days),

Severe tickling, compelling scratching, on the calf, at 5 A.M. (sixty-seventh day),

Tickling crawling in the left arm and lower extremity for two hours, in the evening in bed, which obliged frequent rubbing,

Formication over the skin of the whole body,

Feeling over the body as if ants were running about (two hundred and fifty-fifth day),

Sticking in the skin of the cheeks, shoulders, and thighs,

Sticklike prickling in the skin of the whole body, in the evening, after getting warm in bed,

Sticking itching, especially when walking in the open air,

Itching all over the body (thirteenth day),

The itching spots are painful after scratching,

The itching spots bleed and bite after scratching,

Itching in various spots on the body, mostly disappearing after scratching, at times, also, followed by sticking or even burning,

Itching over the whole body, recurring every night regularly in bed, and lasting for several weeks,

An old tetter begins to itch violently; is obliged to scratch until it bleeds (after nine days),

Itching all over the body, especially above the crest of the os ilii, in the morning (fortieth day),

Itching, now here, now there, but especially on the back of the hand and the eyebrows (tenth day),

Itching, compelling scratching, now here, now there (tenth day),

At night, before falling asleep, itching all over the body (twenty-sixth day),

In the morning, after awaking, itching and smarting all over the body, but especially on the eyelids, foreskin, glans, and legs (fourth and fifth days),

At night, itching here and there, but especially on the scrotum (thirty-seventh day),

Distressing crawling itching, with pain, in the spot after scratching,

Troublesome itching of the skin of the whole body, with the exception of the inside of the limbs, which lasted four days (third day),

Distressing itching all over the body, at night (thirty-second day); itching still present in a minor degree, in the morning (thirty-third day),

Frequent awaking, with disagreeable itching on several parts of the skin, causing him to scratch (first night),

Most violent itching over the whole body, especially on the arms and legs (in the evening in bed); after she had scratched till obliged to stop, on account of weariness and painfulness of the fingers, she was obliged to use a hard brush,

At night, a severe itching, which immediately came on in the heat of the bed, appearing now in one place and now in another, but especially on the nape of the neck, and teasing me for an hour (sixth day),

In the evening, violent itching and smarting all over the body, particularly on and between the fingers; parts of the body, not sensitive, itched when she touched them; she feels as if she were alive beneath the skin; there was a feeling as if vermin were running about (second day),

Itching worse at night, and in the morning in bed after waking,

Itching above the left eyebrow (nineteenth day),

Violent itching in the ears externally,

Itching in the right concha (fiftieth and fifty-first days),

Itching of the nose externally, for many days after the menses,

Violent itching and tickling in the point of the nose, which is red, in the evening (thirtieth day); in the evening, troublesome itching in the skin of the nose, which is almost all slightly red, but particularly at the tip (thirty-first day),

Violent itching on the face, with small painless pimples, which are moist after scratching,

In the evening, severe itching in the left whisker; after scratching, soreness of the part (twenty-sixth day),

Itching about the chin,

Itching on the neck,

Itching on the neck, back, and left hand (after last dose, second day),

Itching on the back and sides of the trunk, at night, in the warmth of bed (twelfth day),

Itching on the chest,

Much itching on the upper and lower abdomen, at night,

Itching, provoking scratching, on the scrotum and the thighs, and sweat on those parts (twentieth day); much perspiration and itching between thighs and scrotum (twenty-first day),

Itching and perspiration on the scrotum (twenty-second day),

Towards evening, troublesome itching in the scrotum (sixteenth day),

Itching on the scrotum (twenty-third day),

About noon, annoying itching in the scrotum, with tickling, itching, and sore feeling at the outer border of the anus (twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth days); itching on the scrotum very troublesome (thirty-fourth day),

In the morning, awoke with very great itching on the scrotum and the inside of the thighs (thirty-eighth day),

Itching in the axillae and hollows of the knees,

In the morning, itching, causing him to scratch, on the outside of the left elbow, where there are several large and small pimples (eighteenth day),

Itching on the lower third of the left forearm and on the left thigh (fourth day); itching diminished (fifth day),

The eruption on the hand itches a little (one hundred and fifty-third day),

In the evening, sudden and very severe itching on the right hand, especially on its palmar aspect and between the fingers (twelfth day),

Several times, very tiresome itching in the left hand, from the wrist to the little finger, in the afternoon; the itching is increased by scratching, which is followed by burning, but nothing is to be seen on the skin (thirteenth day),

Itching in the palms of the hands,

Itching sticking burning in the palms of the hands; is obliged to rub them,

Itching in the palms of the hands; is obliged to rub them, after which they burn,

Considerable itching on the back of the hand, near the wrist, in the morning (eighty-first day),

In the evening, in bed, itching and burning on the dorsum of the right hand, which became covered with elevated red, and itching pustules, which went off during the night (twenty-fourth day),

About noon, annoying itching on the back of both hands (twenty-seventh day); declined (twenty-eighth day),

Itching, compelling scratching, on the dorsum of the left hand and in the eyebrows (eighth day),

In the morning, on awaking, itching in the right hand, especially between the fingers (tenth day),

Itching, compelling scratching, between the finger-joints, in the evening (eleventh day),

Itching between the fingers (nineteenth day),

Itching between the fingers of both hands (twenty-fifth day),

Itching, compelling scratching, between the fingers of the left hand (seventh day),

Itching on the external aspect of the fingers (after four days),

Itching on the fingers (nineteenth day),

At night, itching on the inner surface of the fingers of the left hand and on both wrists, increased by scratching (second and third days),

Itching biting on the nates,

In the night, such violent itching on the thighs and legs that he scratched till the blood came (twenty-first and twenty-second nights),

Violent itching in thighs and legs, at night (thirty-second to thirty-seventh day),

Itching on the out-side of the thigh, in the afternoon, immediately after taking the tincture (nineteenth day),

Itching on the outer surface of the thigh, on the back of the hands, in the anus, and particularly in the small of the back (twenty-third day),

Itching on the outer surface of the thighs and on the back (twenty-fourth day),

Crawling itching on the inner portion of the thigh,

Itching about the knees,

After going to bed, very annoying itching on the inside of the left knee, where, also, are several small pimples, which, however, like those on the elbow, went off by the following day (eighteenth day),

Much itching on the whole cutaneous surface, especially the right leg, below the knee, where some slightly reddened pimples are visible (twenty-fourth day),

Itching on the legs, after waking (forty-sixth day),

In the evening, great itching on the legs (eleventh day),

The itching on the legs (especially the left leg) comes on every evening (twenty-seventh day),

Violent itching on both legs; after scratching, a sore feeling remained, at night (twenty-fifth day),

Great itching on both legs, making him scratch, whereupon burning pain remained for some time (eleventh day),

Great itching on both legs, in the evening (fourth day),

Some itching on the external surface of the right leg (sixtieth day),

Itching in right leg (fourth day), ; (fourth and sixteenth days),

Occasional itching on the right leg (two hundred and third day),

Awoke with great itching on the right leg (fifth day),

Great itching on the right leg (eighth and two hundred and eighty-third days),

During the day, several times in the morning, severe itching on the left leg (third day),

Itching of the toes that had once been frozen (first days),

Itching on the toes (second day),

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