PLATINUM THE METAL
Adapted to women, dark hair, rigid fibre; thin, of a sanguine temperament; who suffer from too early and too profuse menses.
Sexual organs EXCEEDINGLY SENSITIVE; CANNOT BEAR THE NAPKIN TO TOUCH HER; will go into spasms from an examination ; vulva painfully sensitive during coitus; will faint during, or cannot endure, coitus (compare, Mur., Orig.).
The pains increase gradually and as gradually decrease (Stan.) ; are attended with numbness of parts (Cham.).
For hysterical patients, alternately gay and sad, who cry easily (Croc, Ign., Puls.) ; pale, easily fatigued.
Arrogant, proud, contemptuous, and haughty; pitiful "looking down" upon people usually venerated; a kind of "casting them off" unwillingly..
Mental delusions, as if everything about her were small; all persons physically and mentally inferior, but she physically large and superior.
Sensation of growing larger in every direction.
Trifling things produce profound vexation (Ign., Staph.) ; remains a long time in the sulks.
Satiety of life, with taciturnity and fear of death (Acon., Ars.).
Mental disturbances after fright, grief, vexation; onanism, pride.
Mental symptoms appear as physical symptoms disappear and VICE VERSA.
Headache: numb, heavy pain in brain or on vertex; from anger or chagrin; hysterical, from uterine disease; pains gradually increase and decrease.
Nymphomania: < in lying-in women; excessive SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, especially in virgins (Kali p.); vaginismus, spasms and constriction.
Menses too early, too profuse, too long-lasting; DARK-CLOTTED, offensive, with bearing down spasms, pains in uterus with twitching; genitals sensitive.
Excessive itching in uterus; pruritus vulvae.
Constipation: while traveling (at sea, Bry.) ; after lead poisoning: from inertia of bowels; frequent, unsuccessful urging; STOOLS ADHERE TO RECTUM AND ANUS like soft clay (Alum.); of emigrants; of pregnancy; obstinate cases after Nux has failed.
Metrorrhagia: flow in black clots and fluid; thick black, tarry or in a grumous mass (Croc).
Compare: Aur., Croc, Ign., Kali p., Puis., Sep., Stan., Val. the vegetable analogue.