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Dread of downward motion (Bor.).

Child headstrong, obstinate, cries and kicks; cross. irritable, quickly alternates with laughter; does not want to be touched.

Constantly changing his occupation.

Head and neck of children sweat profusely during sleep; wets the pillow far around (Cal., Sil.).

Profuse, scaly dandruff on scalp, eyebrows, in the beard.

Soreness behind ears with discharge of white, gray, viscid fluid (Graph., Psor.).

Tongue: large, flabby; burning, must protrude it to keep it cool; ring-worm on tongue (Nat. m.).

Nausea and vomiting from car or carriage riding.

Thirst; drinks little and often; is vomited as soon as it reaches the stomach (Ars., Phos.).

Symptoms constantly changing (Lac c, Puis.).

Incontinence of urine and faeces; sphincter unreliable (Aloe) ; urging from flatus, must cross legs to prevent faeces escaping.

Constipation: no desire until a large accumulation; after great straining stool partially expelled, recedes (Sil., Thuja); large evacuation of small dry, gray balls, must be removed mechanically (Sel.).

Stool: hard, impossible to evacuate; of grayish-white balls, like burnt lime; crumbling from verge of anus (Mag. m.) ; with the odor of limburger cheese.

Diarrhoea: changeable in character and color; like scrambled eggs; frothy, grass-green, turns green on standing; like scum of a frog pond; after eating, must hurry from table.

The odor of stool follows despite bathing (Sulph.).

Excoriation of skin about anus (Sulph.) ; covering perineum and extending to genitals.

Leucorrhcea with strong odor of fish brine (oozing from rectum smelling like herring brine, Cal.; fish brine discharge from ear, Tel.).

Weakness, bearing down as if contents of pelvis would escape; < walking, misstep, or jar, > by rest, lying down; desire to support parts by placing hand against uvula (Lil., Mur.); soreness of uterus.

Foot-sweat: between the toes, making them sore; offensive (Graph., Psor., Sil.) ; on soles as if he had stepped in cold water.

Burning of soles of feet; must uncover or put them in a cool place (Lach., Med., Sang., Sulph.).

Child kicks off clothing even in coldest weather (Hep., Sulph.).

Emaciation, progressive; CHILD LOOKS OLD, DIRTY, GREASY AND BROIVNISH; skin about neck WRINKLED, HANGS IN FOLDS (Abrot, Iod., Nat. m., Sars.).


Related to: Abrot., Alum., Bor., Cal., Graph., Nat. m., Sil., and others of our great anti-psorics.