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RATANHlA

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(Krameria-Mapato) The rectal symptoms are most important, and have received much clinical confirmation. It has cured pterygium. VIOLENT HICCOUGH. Cracked nipples. (GRAPH.; EUP. AR.) PIN WORMS.

Head
Bursting in head after stool, and when sitting with head bent forward. Sensation as if scalp from nose to vertex were stretched.

Stomach
Pain like knives cutting the stomach.

Rectum
Aches, as if full of broken glass. Anus aches and burns for hours after stool. Feels constricted. Dry heat at anus, with sudden knife-like stitches. Stools must be forced with great effort; protrusion of haemorrhoids. FISSURES OF ANUS, WITH GREAT CONSTRICTION, BURNING LIKE FIRE, as do the haemorrhoids; temporarily relieved by cold water. Fetid, thin diarrhoea; stools burn; burning pains before and after stools. Oozing at anus. PIN-WORMS. (SANT.; TEUC.; SPIG.) Itching of anus.

Relationship
Compare: PMON.; CROTON (rectal neuralgia); SANGUIN. NIT. (diseases of rectum); MACUNA PRURENS-DOLICHOS- PILES, WITH burning; haemorrhoidal diathesis); SILICO-SULPHO-CALCITE OF ALUMINA; SLAG-blast iron furnace cinder-(anal itching, piles, and constipation; housemaid's knee); abdominal flatulent distension and lumbago. Analogue to Lycopod.

Dose
Third to sixth potency. Locally, the Cerate has proved invaluable in many rectal complaints,