Anthracin: With sloughing and terrible burning; after Ars.
Apis: Burning, stinging, throbbing; run-arounds; dissecting wounds; sense of looseness of nails; fine burning and pricking.
Arsenicum: Gangrene; wants parts wrapped; burning.
Fluoric acid: Amel.: cold bathing, left hand; points on dorsum; bone felons; deforming nails; blister on part; discharging an acid fluid; burning, as if; prickings in.
Hepar: Agg. least touch or weight of poultice, right hand; chilliness; throbbing, gathering pain; > heat; sticking pains.
Lachesis: Gangrene; bluish color; proud flesh; visible pulsation; jerking; < by covers; gnawing or crawling in.
Ledum: From punctured wounds, hangnails, etc.; > cold; upward pressure under nail; as of needles under nail; periosteum sore.
Nat. sul.: Begins as a blister (Flu. ac.); > outdoors; runarounds; lives in damp places; burning in fingertips; boring, drawing, pressing, stitching pains; tearing, beating, ulcerative pain.
Nux vomica: Cross and sits by fire (Hepar); > heat; wants doors and windows shut; jerking, sticking pains; acute senses. Thumb generally.
Pulsatilla: Chilliness (Hep.); > cold and open air; < letting part hang down (Belladonna); tearful; stitches.
Silica: Bone felons; run-arounds; deforming the nail; < heat; splinter-like pains; tendons and cartilages attacked; suppurating, numbing sticking pain.
Sulph.: Hangnail; as of a sticking splinter; burning crawling; prickling; < hanging down; tearing drawing; shooting; < evening.
PARKERSBURG, W VA.
*Excerpted from The Medical Century and other sources, for ready reference.