For the tubercular diathesis.
Especially adapted to diseases of children and women; light
hair, lax fibre, fair complexion ( Brom. ).
Swelling and induration of glands; goitre ( Brom. ).
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- Spongia >>>>|
Awakens in fright and feels as if suffocating; as if head
to breathe thru a sponge.
Every mental excitement < or increases the cough.
Worse after sleep or sleeps into < ( Lach. ).
Sore throat, < after eating sweet things.
Thyroid gland swollen even with chin: with suffocative
paroxysms at night. Goitre.
Great dryness of mucous membranes of air passages - throat,
larynx, trachea, bronchi - "dry as a horn."
Cough: dry, barking, croupy; rasping, ringing, wheezing,
whistling; everything is perfectly dry, no mucous rale.
Cough: dry, sibilant, like a saw driven through a pine
board; < sweets, cold drinks, smoking, lying with head low,
dry cold winds; < reading, singing, talking, swallowing;
> eating or drinking warm things.
Croup: anxious, wheezing, < during inspiration (<
during expiration, Acon. ); < before midnight (< before
morning, Hep. ).
Palpitation: violent with pain and gasping respiration;
awakened suddenly after midnight with suffocation and great
anxiety; valvular insufficiency; before and during menses.
Angina pectoris; contracting pain, heat, faintness,
suffocation, anxiety and sweat; < after midnight.
Spermatic cord swollen, painful; testicles swollen,
bruised, squeezed; after suppressed gonorrhoea or maltreated
Relations. - Spongia follows well: after, Acon. , Hep. , in
cough and croup when dryness prevails; after Spong. , Hep. ,
when mucus commences to rattle.
Compare: Arn. , Caust. , Iod. , Lach. , Nux m. , sputa
loosened but must be swallowed again.