When fluids return through the nose while swallowing.


When food or drink regurgitates through the nose.

Lac Can

Fluids return through the nose when drinking. Swallowing difficult, almost impossible and the pain shoots to ears.

Nitric Acid

Swallowing very difficult. Distorts face and draws head down; cannot swallow even a teaspoonfull of fluid which causes violent pain extending to ears.

Aconite N

Difficulty in swallowing so that in eating he has to press the back of neck with hand. Burning and pain in neck and parotid region.

Rhus Tox

Difficulty in swallowing saliva. In smallpox; in scarlatina. Almost impossible in diphtheria.


Swallowinjg difficult on account of violent spasms of the throat.


Can swallow solids more easily than liquids. Warm fluids suffocate.


Swallowing of fluids or solids becomes difficult on account of sore throat and they are forced into
the nose and sometimes out of the nose.


Swallowing difficult on account of muscles of throat, tongue, pharynx, oesophagus becoming stiff. Fluids come out through the nose or go down into the larynx.


Paresis of oesophagus causing loss of swallow­ing power.


Food goes down wrong way or enters larynx or posterior nares due to paralysis of pharynx and oesophagus.

Cicuta Vir

Spasms of esophagus which prevent sawallow-ing power.