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Materia Medica by Allen



BISMUTH

(bism)

HYDRATED OXIDE OF BISMUTH

Solitude is unbearable: DESIRES COMPANY, child holds on to its mother's hand for company (Kali c, Lil., Lyc).

Anguish; HE SITS, THEN WALKS, THEN LIES, NEVER LONG IN ONE PLACE.

Headache returning every winter; alternating with, or attended by gastralgia.

Face, deathly pale, blue rings around the eyes. Toothache > by holding cold water in mouth (Bry., Coff., Puls.)

Vomiting: of water as soon as it reaches the stomach, food retained longer (vomits food and water, Ars.) ; of ENORMOUS QUANTITIES, at intervals of several days when food has filled the stomach; of all fluids as soon as taken; and purging, offensive stools (watery stools, Ver.); WITH CONVULSIVE GAGGING AND INEXPRESSIBLE PAIN, AFTER LAPAROTOMY (Nux Staph.).

Stomach: pressure as from a load IN ONE SPOT; alternating with burning; pain crampy, spasmodic; with irritation, cardialgia and pyrosis.

Cholera morbis and summer complaint, when VOMITING PREDOMINATES; stools foul; papescent, watery, offensive, very prostrating (Ars., Ver.).