kramadevinailsbrittle A CASE OF BRITTLE NAILS RELIEVED WITH GRAPHITES AND ANTIM CRUDE
Brittle nails

This is a case of brittle nails followed up with Graphites and Antimonium crum 200c in single dose.

GRAPHITES (graph.)

MIND:
    –   Blandness. Dullness. SLOWNESS.
    –   Timid, reserved.
    –   IRRESOLUTION. Insecurity. Anxiety about the consequences of the
        decision.
    –   Obstinate. Censorious.
    –   Discontented. Easily offended.
    –   Irritability about trifles.
    –   Changeable moods.
    –   Anxiety about future, salvation. Anxiety about trifles.
    –   TRIFLES SEEM IMPORTANT.
    –   Fear something will happen, of misfortune.
    –   Anxiety and fear < morning. Irritation, excitement, sleeplessness in
        evening.
    –   Sensitive to music. Weeping from music (Aur), especially organ.
    –   Depression.
    –   Aversion to mental work.
    –   Difficult concentration, mental exertion gives restlessness (Kali-p).
    –   Weakness of short-term memory, > for long past events.
    –   Absence of thoughts. Impressions don’t penetrate. Hard to get
        information from them.
    –   Confusion with weeping and awkwardness , < before and during
        menses.
GENERALITIES:
    –   Chilly (can be warm).
    –   < Cold and overheating (heat of bed).
    –   < Morning on waking.
    –   < Menses.
    –   Left sided.
    –   OBESITY. Rapid emaciation in stomach diseases.
        Emaciation of affected parts (Plb).
    –   AILMENTS FROM SUPPRESSED ERUPTIONS, DISCHARGE.
    –   Discharges: thick, sticky, offensive.
    –   Sudden weakness. Cataleptic.
    –   Fissures.
    –   Numbness.
FOOD AND DRINKS:
    –   Desire: CHICKEN.
    –   Aversion: SALT, SWEETS, FISH, meat, warm food.            
VERTIGO:
    –   < Morning on waking; looking upward; rising from stooping.
HEAD:
    –   NUMBNESS OR EMPTY FEELING (Cocc, Plat).

    –   Headache: < left side, sunlight, while eating.
    –   ERUPTIONS < occiput. Psoriasis.
    –   Alopecia. Falling of hair at temples.
EYE:
    –   PHOTOPHOBIA (Nat-s), < sunlight.
    –   Conjunctivitis. BLEPHARITIS. Keratitis.
    –   Eruptions on lids. Fissures of canthi.
EAR:
    –   Otitis, < left. Chronic otorrhea, gluey, offensive.
    –   Noises, < night, left side.
    –   HEARING IMPAIRED, > BACKGROUND NOISE.
    –   Eruptions or cracks behind ear.
NOSE:
    –   Cracked nostrils.
    –   Frequent colds. Coryza before menses.
FACE:
    –   Cobweb sensation (Alum).
    –   Eruptions, esp. around mouth. Acne.
MOUTH:
    –   Fissures in corners of mouth, lips.
    –   Offensive breath, like smell of urine.
THROAT:
    –   Constant inclination to swallow.
STOMACH:
    –   Stomach complaints after suppressed eruptions.
    –   Ulcers. Cancer. Stomach disorders with rapid emaciation.
    –   Pain > eating, (warm) milk (Chel).
ABDOMEN:
    –   Ascites.
    –   Eruptions, esp. inguinal region.
RECTUM:
    –   Constipation < during menses, suppressed menses; instead of
        menses.
    –   Fissures (Nit-ac, Rat).
    –   Eruptions.
MALE GENITALIA:
    –   HIGH DESIRE OR LACK OF INTEREST, ENJOYMENT.
    –   Impotency. Ungovernable desire with poor results (Con, Gels, Lyc).
    –   Erections failing during coition (Lyc). Premature ejaculation.
    –   Hydrocele.
    –   Eruptions, herpes;spreading to thigh.
    –   Cracks.
FEMALE GENITALIA:
    –   HIGH DESIRE, nymphomania, OR LACK OF INTEREST.
    –   Enlargement and induration of ovaries.
    –   Uterine fibroids, cancer.
    –   Menarche late. Menses scanty, late, not appearing.
    –   Eruptions. Cracks.
    –   Leucorrhea profuse.
LARYNX/TRACHEA:
    –   Hoarseness during menses.
RESPIRATION:
    –   Dyspnea, from suppressed eruptions; > eating.
    –   Suffocative, wakes from sleep.
CHEST:
    –   Cancer of breasts, esp. old scar tissue.
    –   Sore, cracked nipples.
    –   Eruptions in axilla, under breasts.
EXTREMITIES:
    –   Swelling feet and toes during menses.
    –   CALLOSITIES of palms and soles (Ant-c, Ran-b).
    –   Cracks of fingertips.
    –   Eruptions < bend of elbows and knees.
    –   Numbness of forearms.
    –   NAILS: DISTORTED, BRITTLE, thick, hard.
    –   Ingrowing toe nails (Sil).
    –   Burning heat of foot soles, uncovers them.
    –   Rheumatic pains.
SKIN:
    –   FISSURES, where skin and mucus membrane joins.
    –   THICK, hard, dry, rough (Ant-c, Fl-ac).
    –   ERUPTIONS. Eczema. Herpes. Psoriasis.
        CRUSTS AND SCALES,
        OOZING HONEY-LIKE, THICK, YELLOW, STICKY
        FLUID, sometimes offensive.
    –   Itching < heat, during menses.
    –   KELOID (Fl-ac, Sil).
    –   Unhealthy.

Compl:     Arg-n, Ars, Caust, Ferr, Hep, Lyc, Sulph, Tab, Tub.

DD: Ant-c, Bar-c, Calc, Ferr, Olnd, Petr, Psor, Puls, Tell, Sulph.

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