A Nosode. The Syphilitic virus. Preparation. Alcoholic dilutions.
Syphilitic affections. Throat, skin and other troubles due to bad treatment of syphilis years before. Syphilitic dyscrasia, either hereditary or acquired. Chronic eruptions and rheumatism. Ichthyosis. Hereditary tendency to alcoholism.
Mind. Loss of memory; remembers everything previous to his illness. Apathetic; feels as if going insane or being paralyzed. Fears the night and the suffering from exhaustion on awakening. Hopeless; despairs of recovery.
Head. Linear pains from temple across, or from eyes backward; cause sleeplessness and delirium at night. Falling of the hair. Pain in bones of the head. Top of head feels as if coming off.
Eyes. Chronic recurrent phlyctenular inflammation of the cornea; successive crops of phlyctenules and abrasions of epithelial layer of cornea; photophobia intense, lachrymation profuse. Lids swollen; pain intense at night; ptosis. Diplopia; one image seen below the other. Feeling of cold air blowing on the eyes (Acidum fluoricum).
Ears. Caries of the ossicles in ear of syphilitic origin.
Nose. Caries of nasal bones, hard palate and septum, with perforation. Ozaena.
Mouth. Teeth decayed at gum; edges serrated, dwarfed. Tongue coated, teeth-indented; deep longitudinal cracks. Ulcers smart and burn. Excessive flow of saliva; it runs out of mouth when sleeping.
Stomach. Craves alcohol.
Rectum. Feels ties up with strictures. Enemas very painful. Fissures; prolapsus.
Female Organs. Ulcers on labia. Leucorrhoea profuse, thin, watery, acrid, with sharp knife-like pain in ovaries.
Respiratory Organs. Aphonia; chronic asthma in summer, wheezing and rattling (Tart. e.). Cough dry, hard; worse at night; windpipe sensitive to touch (Lachesis). Lancinating pains from base of heart to apex at night.
Limbs. Sciatica; worse at night; better about daybreak. Rheumatism of shoulder-joint; at insertion of deltoid. Run-around. Severe pain in long bones. Redness and rawness between toes (Silicea). Indolent ulcers. Muscles contracted in hard knots.
Skin. Reddish brown eruption, with a disagreeable odor. Extreme emaciation. Sensation of abscesses.
Aggravations. At night. Amelioration during day, moving about slowly.
Compare. Mercurius, Kali hyd., Nitr. ac., Aurum, Alumina