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CALCAREA IODATA

(calc-i)

(Iodide of Lime) It is in the treatment of scrofulous affections, especially enlarged glands, tonsils, etc., that this remedy has gained marked beneficial results. Thyroid enlargements about time of puberty. Flabby children subject to colds. Secretions inclined to be profuse and yellow. Adenoids. Uterine fibroids. CROUP.

Head
Headache while riding against cold wind. Lightheaded. Catarrh; worse at root of nose; sneezing; very little sensation. Polypi of nose and ear. Throat. Enlarged tonsils are filled with little crypts.

Respiratory
Chronic cough; Pain in chest, difficulty breathing after syphilis and mercurialization (Grauvogl). Hectic fever; green, purulent expectoration. Croup. PNEUMONIA.

Skin
INDOLENT ULCERS, ACCOMPANYING VARICOSE VEINS. Easy perspiration. Copper-colored and papulous eruptions, tinea, favus, crusta lactea, swelling of the glands, skin cracked, falling out of hair.

Relationship
Compare: AGRAPHIS-Bluebell (adenoids with enlarged tonsils). Here SULPH. IOD. follows both AGRAPHIS and CALC. IOD. ACON, LYCOTONUM (swelling of glands, Hodgkin's disease). Compare also: CALC. FLUOR.; SIL.; MERC. WD.

Dose
Second and third trituration.