The remedy in all glandular swellings of an inflammatory character
with rapid swelling threatening suppuration. Swollen glands in the
axillary region, especially at the climaxis, or swellings of the
mammae, which are heavy, red and sensitive. Red shining streaks
radiating from the glands with great heat and stitching pains indicate
Belladonna. Swelling, suppuration and induration of the inguinal
or cervical glands are well met by the remedy when the attack is
acute and very painful. The glands, though swollen, are never purple
or gangrenous; the inflammation involves the substance of a gland,
Apis more the surface.
This remedy corresponds to indolent swellings,those that are torpid
and sluggish, which are large, hard and usually painless, and especially
about the neck, or they may be anywhere. It has been used with some
success in the parenchymatous form of goitre with obstructed breathing,
but Bayes thinks it will rarely cure alone. Enlarged bronchial and
mesenteric glands. Scrofulous or arthritic enlargement of the glands.
The various combination of Iodine are prominent and trustworthy
remedies in glandular affections. Baryta iodide for tonsillar enlargements.
Arsenic iodide when accompanied by anaemic condition, also Ferrum
iodide and Calcarea iodide have many times removed glandular enlargements,
engorgements and hypertrophies.
Goitre hard and large with suffocative attacks; swelling in cervical
region with tension and painful to touch. Graphites. Enlargement
of glands of neck and axilla and mesenteric glands, patient debilitated;
the swelling is painful and sensitive and is usually associated
with some skin affection. There is great tendency in such patients
to take cold.
Suppurating glands. Inflammation of the breast. Suppurative inflammations
of the sebaceous glands also call for the remedy. Fistulous openings
leading down to the glands is a specially useful indication.
#Calcarea fluorica. [Calc-f]
Long lasting and indolent glandular enlargements of the cervical
lymphatic glands where the hardness is pronounced. Also enlargements
of the bronchial and mesenteric glands, worse in damp weather, better
from hot fomentations and rubbing,the 6X works well. Solidified
indurations. Cistus. Glandular enlargement, especially of sub-maxillary
glands with caries of the jaw. Scrofulous glandular swellings; an
impure breath is an indication. The glands become inflammed. indurated
#Lapis albus. [Lap-a]
Enlargement of mesenteric glands and chronic glandular swellings
in scrofulous children. The swollen glands have a certain amount
of plasticity rather than stony hardness. Goitre, diarrhea, etc.
It tends to break down enlarged glands and bring on speedy suppuration,
enlarged indurated cervical glands; goitre with anaemic symptoms
and increased appetite has been cured by the remedy.
Enlargement of glands scrofulous in nature parotids swollen; it
suits light complexioned, blue-eyed children who suffer from enlarged
tonsils. Goitre. Hard swelling of external cervical glands. It softens
indurations of submaxillary and parotid gland after scarlet fever;
the swellings are hard, elastic.
#Carbo animalis. [Carb-a]
Indurated buboes, indurated axillary glands; they are hard as a
stone in the inguinal region and the surrounding tissues even are
hard. Induration is the keynote. Carbo vegetabilis. Induration of
mammae, burning pains and tendency to suppuration. Badiaga. Enlargement
of glands with indurations, indurated buboes, also Alumina.
In the 30th potency this remedy has a distinct, positive and marvelous
power over certain glandular enlargements; possibly the 200th may
do the same, but the 30th I know will do it. It will absorb hard
glandular tumors, growths that can be outlined and felt. Enlargements
of glands with little or no pain; it is useful for the beginning
of scirrhus and especially is it indicated after injuries to glands,
where stony hardness is present. Adenoma. Debilitated subjects with
marked tendency to induration, extending to cellular tissue, swollen
glands after burns, painless or sharp knife-like pains especially
of mammary glands, but not confined to any special region.
The great remedy for scrofulous glandular enlargements; the inguinal,
axillary, sub-maxillary and subcutaneous glands are effected and
the patient is of the typical Sulphur temperament. Baryta muriate
and iodide have a special power over the absorbents; the muriate
is especially for stony hardness.
#Calcarea carbonica. [calc]
Scrofulous enlargements of the lymphatic glands of the neck and
axilla, which are firm and hard. Helmuth has seen adenoma disappear
after this remedy, and it is especially useful after Sulphur. The
remedy has also been used successfully in goitre. Silicea and Apis
are both credited with cures of cystic goitre.
This remedy follows Belladonna well, and it is the first specific
in scrofulous subjects where the swelling in the parotid and sub-maxillary
glands develops rapidly with great pain. Induration of the glands
of the throat and neck. It is more useful in these disorders used
in the higher potencies. Hepar suits the stage of suppuration, buboes
and enlarged glands after the abuse of mercury. The glandular swellings
of Mercurius are not especially sensitive and are apt to appear
whenever the patient takes cold.