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NICCOLUM

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(Metallic Nickel) Periodical nervous sick headaches, with asthenopia, weak digestion, constipation. Catarrh. Suits debilitated, nervous, literary patients, with frequent headaches, dyspepsia and constipation.

Head
Cracking in cervical vertebrae when moving the head. Pain on top as from a nail. Pressure on vertex, in morning; worse till noon and in warm room. Stitches. Objects appear too large. Migraine; first on left side. Twitching of upper lip.

Nose
Violent sneezing; stopped up. Nasal catarrh, with redness and swelling at tip of nose. Acute pain at root of nose, extending to vertex and through temples. Throat. Sore, right side with great tenderness; SORENESS TO TOUCH EXTERNALLY. Strangulated feeling. Gastric. Gone, empty feeling in epigastrium, WITHOUT DESIRT FOR FOOD. Acute gastralgia with pains extending to shoulder. Thirst and INTENSE HICCOUGH. Sour, fetid secretions ooze from molar teeth. Diarrhoea and tenesmus after milk.

Female
Menses late, scanty, with great debility and burning in eyes. Profuse leucorrhoea; worse, after urinating (MAG. MUR.; PLAT.); also worse after menses.

Respiratory
Hoarseness. Dry, hacking cough, with stitches in chest. OBLIGED TO SIT UP AND HOLD HEAD. MUST PUT ARMS ON THIGHS, WHEN COUGHING.

Skin
Itching all over, worse on neck, not relieved by scratching.

Modalities
WORSE, periodically, every two weeks; yearly, forenoon. BETTER, in evening.

Dose
Third trituration.