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MURIATICUM ACIDUM

(mur-ac)

(Muriatic Acid) This acid has an elective affinity for the blood, producing a septic condition similar to that found in low fevers with high temperature and great prostration. Patient becomes so weak she slides down the bed. Decomposition of fluids. Involuntary stools while passing urine. Haemorrhages. Mouth and anus chiefly affected.

Mind
Irritable and peevish; fretful. LOUD MOANING. Great restlessness. Sad, taciturn; SUFFERS IN SILENCE.

Head
Vertigo; WORSE LYING ON RIGHT SIDE; occiput heavy as if filled with lead. Sound of voice is intolerable. Pain as if brain were crushed.

Nose
HEMORRHAGE; much sneezing.

Face
Lower jaw fallen; pimples and freckles; lips raw, dry, cracked.

Mouth
Tongue, pale, swollen, dry, leathery, paralyzed. Deep ulcers on tongue. Hard lumps in tongue. Epithelioma; edges bluish-red. (CARBOL. AC) Aphthous mouth. Gums and glands swollen. Fetid breath. SORDES ON TEETH. Throat. Uvula swollen. Ulcers and false membrane. Oedematous, dark, raw. Attempted swallowing produces spasm and choking.

Stomach
Cannot bear sight or thought of meat. At times, ravenous appetite and constant desire to drink. Achlorhydria and fermentation of food.

Rectum
Tendency to involuntary evacuations while urinating. HAEMORRHOIDS MOST SENSITIVE TO ALL TOUCH; even sheet of toilet paper is painful. Anal itching and prolapsus ani while urinating. HEMORRHOIDS DURING PREGNANCY; BLUISH, HOT, WITH VIOLENT STITCHES.

Heart
Pulse rapid, FEEBLE, AND SMALL, INTERMITS EVERY THIRD BEAT, Urine. Cannot urinate without having bowels move at same time.

Female
Menses appear too soon. Leucorrhoea. During menses, soreness of anus, Ulcer in genitals,

Extremities
Heavy, painful, and weak. Tottering gait Pain in tendo-Achilles.

Skin
Papular and vesicular eruptions, with great itching. (RHUS.) Carbuncles; foul-smelling ulcers on lower extremities. Scarlet fever, livid, with petechiae; scanty eruption. Eczema on back of hands.

Fever
Cold extremities. Heat without thirst. Typhoid types, stupid. Haemorrhages. Restlessness. Involuntary discharges. Bed-sores. Pulse rapid and feeble. Excessive prostration.

Modalities
WORSE, in damp weather, before midnight. BETTER, lying on left side.

Relationship
Compare: PHOS. AC; ARS.; BAPT. Follows well after BRY. and RHUS. Antidote: BRYONIA.

Dose
First to third potency.