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then gradually wore away (first day);":– Head feels very dull (two hours after second dose, second day), :-On rising in the morning a dull heavy feeling through the head, which got better after moving around (third day), -Head feels dull and heavy (twelfth to twentieth day), ':-[70.] Severe headache all over the head, with neuralgic pains in the maiar bones and a stiff dry feeling in the jaws, on waking at 5 A.M. (sixth day),'.Severe headache and prosopalgia, on rising at 5 A.M., which lasted until I was eating my breakfast, when all the pains went away suddenly (seventh day),.— The most severe pain in the head and face that I had experienced at all came op at sundown, and lasted all night, after riding twenty-five miles in the afternoon and evening (eighth day), -Head and faceache almost every day and every other night; the pains are of a neuralgic character, and always go off suddenly on eating (twelfth to twentieth day),
Eye.-Eyes look very dull (ten minutes after second dose, third day),'. -Pungent pain in eyes; discharge of tears (from its being rubbed on temples),»:-Slight burving sensation in the inner corner of the left eye (almost immediately after first dose, fourth day),'.—Heavy feeling of the eyes, but do not feel sleepy (ten minutes after second dose, third day),':-The upper lids feel as heavy and thick as common shoe leather (ten minutes after second dose, third day),..
Ear.-The lobules of the ears are red, and the upper portion remains natural (half an hour after first dose, fourth day),'.
Nose.--[80.] During the day the ala of nose would suddenly turn red, clearly defined, and then suddenly go away (this symptom was especially noticed by Drs. Moore and Ruden), (sixth day),'.
Face.-Face, has a yellow appearance (one hour after second dose, second day), :— My face feels all puffed up (one hour after second dose, second day),'.-Can't hurt the skin of the face by pinching it (ten minutes after second dose, third day), .--Rough feeling of the face ten minates after second dose, third day)," --Stiff dry feeling in the jaws, with neuralgic pains in the malar bones, and severe headache all over the head, on waking at 5 A.M. (sixth day),'.—Neuralgic pains in the malar bones, with a stiff dry feeling in the jaws, and severe headache all over the head, on waking at 5 A.M. (sixth day),':-Prosopalgia, with the severe headache (seventh morning), :— The most severe pain in the face that I had experienced at all, with the pain in the head (eighth day),'.
Mouth.-Aching in unsound bicuspids when biting anything (seventh morning),'-[90.) Tongue feels as if it filled my mouth all up (three hours after first dose, fourth day),'.—Cool and not unpleasant sensation in the mouth and pharynx, immediately (after second dose, first day),.Profuse flow of saliva lasting for twenty minutes (immediately after first dose, second day); lasting some minutes (immediately after second dose, second day.),— Constant inclination to spit and hawk up large quantities of tough white mucus, which I could feel drawn through the nares (after first dose, second day),'. — Taste in, the mouth as if there was lye in it (two hours after first dose, first day),. - Acrid taste in the pharynx and esophagus for a few minutes (after first dose, first day),'.Salty taste in the mouth, after most intense thirst (six hours after second dose, fifth day),'.-Speech thick and slow (three hours after first dose, fourth day),
Throat.-It was with much difficulty that the drug could be swallowed, as the esophagus seemed to close up and leave no place for it to go down (after first dose, second day), :-[100.) When eating breakfast, and on taking any kind of solid food, it would seem to go part way down the @sophagus, and lodge there until forced down by more food; the esophagus seemed to be entirely paralyzed; a very disagreeable and painful sensation continued in the æsophagus after breakfast; the sensation was as if a portion of the oesophagus was swollen and very much constricted, and that there was something trying to be forced through it; I stopped taking the drug to-day, as I was afraid my throat would get so bad that I should choke to death ; after dinner and supper my throat felt worse than ever, and especially on attempting to swallow solid food (sixth day),'.-A feeling in the æsophagus as if I had swallowed some lye from wood ashes, and it was making the mucous membrane peel off (two hours after first dose, first day,'--Burning in the lower part of the pharynx (after first dose, second day),':--Burning in the csophagus, as if there was lye in it (after first dose, second day),.-Can hardly swallow at all; the oesophagus feels sore all the way down; even to think about eating makes the mesophagus pain worse than ever (seventh morning),':--Throat and esophagus still feel very sore and closed up (eighth day),'.—The throat (which had got well on the eleventh day) commenced getting sore again on the seventeenth day, and by the twentieth day was almost as bad as when I was proving,'.
Stomach.-Have a good appetite, can eat anything, but don't feel natural when eating; the eating all seems to be performed mechanically (third day),'.-Most intense thirst, which lasted about an hour (five hours after second dose); followed by a salty taste in the mouth (fifth day), '.On rising from a seat, sensation as though I should vomit (after first dose, second day),
Rertum and Stool.-[110.) Felt very much like passing stool at the usual time, but the rectum felt so paralyzed that no movement could be effected at all, in the morning (fifth day),'.—My bowels have always been very regular, and but one stool a day; to-day I had three stools, apparently natural ; they were of a very bright-yellow color (fourth day ),*. Natural stool to-day, the first for forty-eight hours (sixth day),'.-Had a very small stool on rising, in the morning (seventh day),'.
Urinary Sexual Organs.-Urine clear and very much diminished (fourth day), '.- The urine is so clear that it sparkles and is very much diminished in quantity; in the morning, on rising (fourth day), '.-Urine still diminished in quantity, and has a milky appearance, and smells like that of cats (sixth day),.—Urine still light-colored, and smells badly (seventh morning),'-Had erectious all night (sixth night), and for a long time after rising, but without the least sexual desire, Penis soon became all shrivelled
up, and was not half its usual size (seventh day),'.-Sexual desire seems to be completely gone (twelfth to twentieth day),'.
Respiratory Organs.-120.) Constant feeling of slight warmth clear down the trachea into the lungs (two hours after first dose, second day);":—Voice hoarse, as if I had taken cold (two hours after first dose, second day),'—Excessive coughing and strangulation (immediately after first dose, second day),'.-Coughing almost makes me vomit (after first dose, second day),*.
Chest.Sharp steady pain through the superior and internal portions of the right lung; this pain was confined to a small spot, but seemed to go clear through the lung from before backwards (soon after first dose, second day);"-Occasional sharp pains through both lungs (one hour after second dose, second day),':-Sharp pain through the superior portion of both lungs (almost immediately after second dose, third day),'.
Pulse.-Pulse 86 (normal 76), (one hour after first dose, second day),'. -Pulse 73 and very weak, after breakfast (third day),*. -Pulse 85, full and strong (ten minutes after second dose, third day),':-[130.] Pulse 78 at 8.30 A.M. (fourth day),'.—Pulse 74 and very weak (half an hour after first dose, fourth day), --Pulse 72 at 2.30 P.M. (just before taking second dose) ; 80 (ten minutes after second dose, fifth day),'.
Neck and Back.-All the muscles of the neck are very sensitive to external pressure (twelfth to twentieth day),'.—Pain in the dorsal surface of the left scapula (soon after first dose, fourth day), --Stitching pains through right lumbar region when stooping forward (two hours after first dose, third day),"
Extremities.-Almost complete loss of sensibility of the outer side of the thighs and dorsal surfaces of the forearms and hands; the inside of the thighs and palmar surface of the hands are exceedingly sensitive to pivching (ten minutes after second dose, third day),”.
Superior Extremities.- When I raise my arms up for anything they feel as if they would just drop right down in spite of me (two hours after second dose, second day)...–Sensation as if my arms were tied close to my body; it takes all the will-power I have to raise them, or even move them; the left one is particularly numb; they feel as if they would tremble if I would let them (two hours after first dose, third day),':-Arms feel like soaked wood hanging to me; they feel so heavy and useless that it takes all the will I have to raise them ; after breakfast (third day),': [140.] Arms feel tired and heavy, in the morning on rising (fourth day).'. -Excessive weakness and lame feeling in the elbow-joints (three hours after first dose, fourth day),'.-Laming sensation in the carpal bones of the left wrist (two hours after second dose, second day),'.
Inferior E.rtremities.-While walking to supper and back, knees felt so weak that it seemed as if I should certainly have to stop and lie down and rest (four hours after second dose, third day),'.—Kuees ached with pain, which continued vearly all night (four hours after second duse, third day),".
Generalities.-After supper felt better and more like myself (second day), :—Went out into the country ten miles, and felt first rate in the evening (fifth day),'.-Feel unusually well to-day (eighth day), ".- Was out in the country hunting, and had wet feet all day, and felt first rate at night (ninth day); still hunting and wadiny in the water all day, feel unusually well at night (tenth day),'.- For two hours there was a sensation as if I was just a little larger alt over (a few minutes after first dose, first day);":-(150.] A sort of trembling all over, together with a sensativu as if I was a good deal lurger all over (one hour aiter second dose, second day), :-Sensation as if I was larger all over (len minutes after second dose, third day),':-General numb feeling, especially in the face (soon after first dose, third day),':- Feel and walk as if I had taken too much layer beer; can walk straight, but feel so very unsteady (two hours after first dose, second day), ".- Heavy dull feeling all over, after going to bed (third niglu),':-Feel dull and stupid, no energy to do anything. at 8.30 A.M. (tourth day), ".-When I get up to move around I just want to drop right down and lie there (three hours after first dose, fourth day),'.--Felt very weak, very much as if I were just recovering from a severe attack of sickness, in the morning (fifth day),'.-Did not hunt much to-day, but feel completely tired out, and want to get back to the office (eleventh day),:: Feel as if I was just getting over a hard spell of sickness (two hours after second dose, second day),'. -- [160.] All the afternoon felt as if I was just getting over a drunken spree (after second dose, fourth day),".
Sleep.-Frequent gaping and stretching (two hours after second dose, second day),'.—Did not sleep sound, heard the clock strike two (third night),'.—Several not unpleasant dreams during the night; through the later part of the dreams felt disposed to swear, and act like a rowdy (second night),
CALADIUM. Authority. J. C. Bishop, M.D., The Clinic, vol. vii, 1874, p. 306; 6, two children ate a few pieces of the stalk; 7, the mother ate a piece about oue inch in length.
Delirium,':-Occasionally tendency to stupor, from which the patient would rouse up, cry, and talk incoherently, and perhaps drop into stupor again, .- Intense headache, .-[200.] Eyes injected and watery,o.—The face was flushed to a scarlet,". - Lips greatly swollen, even to three times their pormal size,.— The mucous membrane of the mouth and fauces greatly inflamed, the saliva Howing profusely, with a choking sensation and a desire to swallow, which could be accomplished with difficulty,“:— The saliva as it poured from the niouth was copiously streaked with blood, 9. — There was difficult articulation, patients talked as if they had stuffed their mouths full of mush,“. — There was intense burning pain in the stomach, with frequent retching, but no vomiting, 6.-She said “her throat wanted to shut up, and felt as though teu thousand needles were sticking into it, while the pain kept shooting up towards the ears, with a burning and intense pain in the stomach," -Respirations laboreil, irregular, and accelerated,". --Pulse 120, very weak,".- 210.] Jactitation of the limbs,o:— Temperature 103°,6.
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Authorities. 1, A. J. Murch, M.D., Am. Hom. Obs., 1864, p. 123, took š grain three times per day, before meals, for three days, without effect; several days later took grain 3d dec. as before; (2 to 5, J. B. Bell, M.D., N. E. Med. Gaz, 1874, p. 300); 2, J. B. B., æt. twenty-nine years, took 4 drops 15th ; 2 a, same, took 10 drops 30th ; 3, J.U. W., æt. twenty-three years, took 4 drops 15th at 8.45 A.M.; 3 a, same, took 1 drop 15th at 8 A.M. ; 36, same, took 1 powder 15th at 9 P.M. (first day); same at 6.30 A.M. (second day); 4, I. S. H., æt. twenty-two years, took 5 drops 15th at 12 m.; 4 a, same, took 1 powder of 15th.
Min.-Some depression of spirits through the day (fourth day). All day an entirely unusual tendency to look on the dark side of things, with much depression of spirits. Feeling of anxiety about money matters, or thought would come to want, or would soon be running astern” financially (entirely without occasion ), (fifth day). Depression of spirits, and disposition to set a higher value on money than natural to him (avarice?). Indecision (sixth day). Still low-spirited (seventh day). Thoughts still more upon financial matters than usual (eighth and ninth days),?.
Head.-Dull headache over the whole head, with faintish nausea at the stomach all the afternoon, better in the evening,".
Eye.-After writing some time, was no longer able to see distinctly, because of a blur or mist before the eyes, with some aching in the eyeballs, better when closing the eyes and pressing lightly upon them,'.
Nose.-Sneezing twice (soon),.--Blowing of much mucus from the nose, with ineffectual desire to sneeze (second day). Occasional sneezing through the day (third day),
Throat.-Hawking of mucus in the morning caused an attack of hiccough, which was long and weakening, and recurred frequently all day (second day),
Abilomen.-About midnight, or soon after, was awakened by a sharp pain in the right hypochondrium, under the eleventh rib, occurring in paroxysms of lancination; worse when lying on the painful side, so much so as to cause a feeling of bursting outward; better when lying on the painless side and when doubling up, and accompanied with restlessness, 8 A.M. Frequent attacks of the lancinating pains in the liver region, worse when sitting, better when walking about (fourth day),".- For some days much wind in lower bowels, worse when riding and towards evening, better after lying down at night (sixth day),".
Anus and Stool.-During the night awakened by itching at the anus from pin-worms, not felt to that degree since childhood, and rarely felt at all (tenth night),?:--[10.] Slight diarrhoea ; first part of stool natural, Jast part loose, with urging pain before stool (seventh day),"a.
Urinary Organis.- Increased secretion of pale urine (fourth day); urine scanty, high-colored, and turbid (sixth day), :-Rose twice in ihe night to pass urine profusely, which he never did before (first night); profuse emission of pale, watery urine from 8 A.M. to 3 P.M. (second day). 2.
Respiratory Organis.-Dryness in the larynx,'.-Toward: night dryness iu the larynx, with desire to clear it, and some hoarseness, but no cough, "Some tickling in the larynx and occasional hawking, with desire to clear the larynx, in the forenoon. Occasional attacks of tickling itching in larynx, inducing a hacking cough ; worse from 3 to 4 P.M. (second day). Slight feeling of oppression and tickling in the larynx (third day). In the night itching tickling in the larynx, forcing a spasmodic cough, which was relieved, after a few turns, by hawking a little mucus from the larynx (tenth night),'.-Itching tickling in the larynx, passing off after bawking up mucus from that spot (in ten minutes). The same tickling in the laryux, and hacking once or twice in the forenoon (second day).*. The tickling extends from the larynx about three inches down the trachea,'. - Very hoarse after laughing (eighth and ninth days),':-Slight hoarseness. Reading aloud during the evening for about twenty minutes caused hoarseness and desire to clear the larynx (first day); hoarseness but less cough (second day),.-20.] At 4 P.M. cough and hoarseness came on slightly (third day),':-Soon after dinner a hacking cough, occurring in one or two paroxysms at a time, caused by tickling in the larynx, as from a small foreign body. Not relieved by coughing. Desire to swallow from the same cause, but without relief,'.
Back.-During the afternoon much pain and tired aching in the lower part of the back, with bodily restlessness; must walk about (second day). Tired aching in the back, with restlessness (third day),#: — Tired aching in