– Pulford

Picking and boring especially at and into the nose, and more especially into the sides of the nose, works with the nose constantly, picks at the dry lips till they bleed, picks and bores constantly in spite of the pain it causes; child picks and screams.


 Cross. Mind and body irritable, restless, tosses about. Nose: bores into it till it becomes sore and bleeds, in all low forms of disease; stopped, discharge acrid, excoriates parts over which it passes causing rawness, burning and smarting. Mouth: lips and soft palate sore, burn; angles cracked and bloody; saliva excoriates. All stools acrid. Urine scanty, becomes suppressed, sign of amelioration when the flow increases. Parts pain, tickle, tingle, cannot let them alone, insists on scratching, pinching, picking at lips, pressing around mouth and boring into nose in spite of the soreness, rawness and bleeding it causes. Picks ends of fingers. Child cries when drinks are offered. Sleepless at night. Vital forces depressed. Discharges acrid and irritate orifices. With complaints, especially typhoid, excoriation with acrid moisture where thighs bend on abdomen.

Head :
Vertex cold, afternoon; pressing pain, from hot things. (L): Heat, with coryza. Bores head into pillow. Pain: from hot things; from and aggravation hot coffee or too hot clothing; aggravation heat of room, heat warm clothing, becoming warm and wrapping up body.

Left upper lid quivers.


Thick nasal discharge.

Discharge copious morning, head stuffs, or, thick yellow during day.Fluent coryza, left side, afternoon; sore bruised inside left nostril. Coryza: most dreadful, Nose stooped must breathe through mouth, sneezes at night, discharge fluent, acrid, leaves red streaks on skin over which it flows, excoriates inside of nose; neck and parotid glands sore. As if nostrils were filled with fire. Discharges acrid, ichorous, excoriate inside of Nose, alae and upper lip, especially in diphtheria, sore throat and scarlet fever. Affects nose and face predominantly on left side.
Pain in articulation of lower jaw on swallowing; muscles stiff when swallowing. (L): Lips bleed; heat, afternoon; lips pain, burn. Lips: thick, chap, burn; manipulates, picks and pinches. Parotids swell and enlarge in typhoid.

Bleeds and itches in scarlet fever. (L): Excoriation of membranes; burning raw smarting pain in Mouth and palate, morning; and at root of tongue. Saliva excoriates lips and, causing rawness, smarting, burning, lips bleed. Tongue: cracks, bleeds; inflamed, acrid discharge from nose. Salivary glands enlarge with diphtheria, scarlet fever and sore throat. On account of the soreness child cries when offered a drink.

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