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The renal or vesical symptoms predominate. Pain in small of back; very sensitive to touch in renal region; < when sitting and lying, from jar, from fatigue.
burning and soreness in region of kidneys.
numbness, stiffness, lameness with painful pressure in renal and lumbar regions.
Pale, earthy complexion, with sunken cheeks and hollow, blue-encircled eyes.
rheumatic and gouty complaints, with diseases of the urinary organs.
Colic from gall-stones. Bilious colic, followed by jaundice; clay-colored stools; fistula in ano, with bilious symptoms and itching of the parts; short cough and chest complaints, especially after operations for fistulae (Cal. p., Sil.).
Stitching, cutting pain from left kidney following course of ureter into bladder and urethra (Tab., - r. kidney, Lyc.). Renal colic. < left side (Tab. - either side), with urging and strangury. (Canth.).
bubbling sensation in kidneys (Med.). Urine: greenish, blood-red, with thick, slimy mucus; transparent, reddish or jelly-like sediment.
movement brings on or increases urinary complaints.
Aggravations. - Motion, walking or carriage riding; any sudden jarring movement.
rapid change of symptoms - pains change in regard to place and character -thirst alternates with thirstlessness, hunger, and loss of appetite, etc.
Acts forcibly on the venous system, producing pelvic engorgements and hemorrhoids.
Hepatic, and rheumatic affections, particularly with urinary, hemorrhoidal and menstrual complaints.
Old gouty constitutions. Pain in region of kidneys is most marked; hence its use in renal and vesical troubles, gall-stones, and vesical catarrh. It causes inflammation of kidneys with hematuria.
Pains may be felt all over body, emanating from small of back.
It has also marked action on the liver, promoting the flow of bile. Often called for in arthritic affections with urinary disturbances. wandering, radiating pains. Acts well in fleshy persons, good livers, but with little endurance. Spinal irritation. All Berberis pains radiate, are not worse by pressure, but worse in various attitudes, especially standing and active exercise.
Head.--Listless, apathetic, indifferent. puffy sensation, feeling as if becoming larger. Vertigo with attacks of fainting. Frontal headache. Chilliness in back and occiput. Tearing pain in auricle, and gouty concretions. Sensation of a tight cap pressing upon the whole scalp.
Nose.--Dry; obstinate catarrh of left nostril. crawling in nostrils.
Face.--Pale, sickly. sunken cheeks and eyes, with bluish circles.
Mouth.--sticky sensation. diminished saliva. sticky, frothy saliva, like cotton (Nux mosch). Tongue feels scalded, vesicles on tongue.
Stomach.--Nausea before breakfast. Heartburn.
Abdomen.--stitches in region of gall-bladder; worse, pressure, extending to stomach. Catarrh of the gall-bladder with constipation and yellow complexion.
stitching pain in front of kidneys extending to liver, spleen, stomach, groins, Poupart's ligament. Sticking deep in ilium.
Stool.--Constant urging to stool. Diarrhea painless, clay-colored, burning, and smarting in anus and perineum. Tearing around anus. Fistula in ano.
Urinary.--Burning pains. Sensation as if some urine remained after urinating. Urine with thick mucus and bright-red, mealy sediment. bubbling, sore sensation in kidneys. Pain in bladder region. Pain in the thighs and loins on urinating. Frequent urination; urethra burns when not urinating.
Male.--Neuralgia of spermatic cord and testicles. Smarting, burning, stitching in testicles, in prepuce and scrotum.
Female.--pinching constriction in mons veneris, vaginismus, contraction and tenderness of vagina. burning and soreness in vagina. desire diminished, cutting pain during coition. menses scanty, gray mucus, with pain in kidneys and chilliness, pain down thighs. leucorrhea, grayish mucus, with painful urinary symptoms. Neuralgia of ovaries and vagina.
Respiratory.--Hoarseness; polypus of larynx. Tearing stitches in chest and region of heart.
Back.--stitches in neck and back; worse, respiration. Sticking pain in region of kidneys radiating thence around abdomen, to hips and groins. numb, bruised sensation. Stitches from kidneys into bladder. Tearing, sticking with stiffness, making rising difficult, involving hips, nates, limbs, with numbness.
Lumbago (Rhus; Tart em). metatarsus and metacarpus feel sprained. Post-operative pain in lumbar region; soreness with sharp pain following course of circumflex iliac nerve to bladder with frequent urination.
Extremities.--Rheumatic paralytic pain in shoulders, arms, hands and fingers, legs and feet. Neuralgia under finger-nails, with swelling of finger-joints.
Sensation of cold on outside of thighs.
Heels pain, as if ulcerated.
Stitching between metatarsal bones as from a nail when standing.
Pain in balls of feet on stepping.
intense weariness and lameness of legs after walking a short distance.
Skin.--flat warts. Itching, burning and smarting; worse, scratching; better, cold applications. small pustules over whole body. eczema of anus and hands.
circumscribed pigmentation following eczematous inflammation.
Fever.--Cold sensation in various parts, as if spattered with cold water. Warmth in lower part of back, hips, and thighs.
Modalities.--Worse, motion, standing. It brings on, or increases, urinary complaints.
region: Urinary and digestive tract: kidneys. Liver. Bladder. Lumbar region (hips). Joints. Uterus. spermatic cord.
worse: Motion: Jarring. Stepping hard. rising from sitting. Fatigue. Urinating.
Mentally and physically tired. sees things in twilight.
many, rapidly changing or alternating symptoms; shooting outward, as in urethra, toes, etc., about or radiating from one point; lower spine, etc.
Sticking. Soreness. burning-smarting. Numbness; insensitive to extreme heat or cold.
gurgling or bubbling. Dry mucous membranes; mouth, vagina, etc.
dirty-gray face, gums, feces, etc.
As of a tight cap on head. cold temples.
Sticky mouth. Foamy, cottony saliva (Nux-m.).
painful pimple at tip of tongue.
Pains from stomach to back or the reverse.
torn loose feeling in epigastrium.
Biliary and urinary calculi. Colic, pains from gall-bladder to epigastrium; bilious; along ureter, arresting breathing; renal (r).
Stools, pale, smarting, tough; watery, with jaundice. Fistula ani.
Burning kidneys. clear discharge from meatus, before urinating.
Urine thick, turbid, yellow; red, mealy, sandy or slimy sediment. Dysuria.
Genitals: cold, sweaty, pains change sides. Gray or brown mucus replaces menses.
Backache with severe prostration. sore spot under (r) scapula (Chel.).
Crushing, stitching, paralysing lumbar pain. numb lumbar region. Pain from iliac crests down front of thighs; when urinating. Lumbago. itchy skin. Eruptions leave a brown stain. Chilly. Cold single parts. Everything excites sweating.
This remedy affects particularly the lumbar region; kidneys; uterus. The patient is sometimes unable to tell the exact locality, but the pain is somewhere in the back, and shoots up the back; or into the spermatic cord, or testes, bladder, buttocks, or legs. The pain may shoot up or down, or both ways.
Pains all over the body, emanating from the region of the back; sticking, pinching, pricking lancinating or jerking character, flying about, now here and now there.
There is often a bubbling sensation in the region of the kidneys; this sensation may occur elsewhere, but it is usually found here.
Mental.--Indifferent, calm; even apathy.
Head.--Feels full and heavy; as if a cap were pulled hard down on the head.
Eyes.--ophthalmia, with the characteristic flying pains from the back; sensation as if sand were between lids and eyes. bubbling in.
Ears.--Sensation of coldness in; of bubbling in.
Nose.--Dryness of mucous membrane.
Face.--fatigued, worn-out expression of countenance; sunken cheeks; deep-seated eyes, surrounded with bluish borders.
Mouth.--dry and STICKy. Teeth feel as if too long or too large. much thirst.
Pharynx.--tonsillitis, with sensation of something rough there; stiff neck; feeling of a plug in the throat. fiery redness. Much thick phlegm.
Gastric.--Increased appetite. Taste bitter; like bile. Nausea before breakfast, better after. Empty or bilious eructations. Sticking pain in; whirling pain in.
Abdomen.--Sticking pain in; also in liver. Bubbling externally. Violent burning, under the skin; in left side of.
Stool and Anus.--Hard stools like sheep dung; or soft, easy stools, with burning in anus.
Urine.--Bubbling sensation in region of kidneys; also sticking pains in region of kidneys, bladder, and urethra. stitch from urethra into bladder; aching in region of bladder; sticking pains from kidneys to bladder.
Urine dark yellow, red, like blood. Sediment greenish; mucous; transparent; jelly-like; reddish; bran-like; with a sediment like meal which is easily crushed and dissolved between the fingers; very copious; frequent urging; all increased by motion.
Sexual.--Male: dragging, wretched sort of pain extending into testicles; smarting, burning very intense, in testicles. Depression of sexual instinct. burning pain in penis. Female: Dysmenorrhea, with blood looking like grey serum.
chest.--Stitches from without, inward.
Sleep.--Drowsiness and weariness in daytime and evening.
Worse.--By motion; walking; riding; from fatigue.