Eczema all over the body, especially on the scalp, chin and extremities. Yellow crusts with inflamed areolae. Intolerable itching, particularly at night or when getting warm while at work or in bed. Bleeding and smarting of the surface after, scratching. Tendency to inflammation of the lymphatic glands. Patients perspire easily.
When other remedies fail and there is a decided syphilitic taint. Swelling and induration of the glands. Troublesome itching over the whole body. All symptoms are worse at night.
Mercurius precipitatus ruber
Eczema of the hairy parts, and of the anus with fissures. Eczema of the umbilicus. Pustular eruption with slight itching. Oozing of pus from beneath the crusts. Glandular swellings.
Honey-like scabs around the mouth. Discharges profuse, excoriate the surrounding parts. Unbearable itching increased by scratching or when undressing. Head covered with a thick, leathery crust, under which pus collects and mats the hair. Constant chilliness over the whole body.