This trouble is rather a symptom than a disease. It rises from ...
From The Hygienic Dictionary
Doctors.  In the matter of disease and healing, the peopl...
The Dissection Of Femoral Hernia And The Seat Of Stricture
Whilst all forms of inguinal herniae escape from the abdomen ...
Physical Signs In Esophageal Foreign Body
There are no constant physical signs associated with uncompli...
Breast Swelling In
A blow on the breast, or the drain of nursing a child, along w...
The Surgical Form Of The Male And Female Axillae Compared
Certain characteristic features mark those differences which ...
The nervous system of children is often damaged by shock or fr...
Diffuse Dilatation Of The Esophagus
This is practically always due to stagnation ectasia, which i...
I KNOW a woman who says that if she wants to get her ...
The lodgement of foreign bodies in the esophagus is influenc...
Water For Drinking
Every care should be taken to have drinking water absolutely p...
This is a disease of children. Comes on in consequence of a s...
Cancer In Foot
We have noted one case in which "Cancerous Gangrene" in the fo...
If this grain is well grown and thoroughly well cooked, it wil...
Cold baths, while greatly to be recommended to those who are s...
Consumption Prevention Of
This most insidious and deadly disease is caused by a tiny veg...
Feet Giving Way
Where there is a great deal of standing to be done by any one,...
Caffein can irritate the heart and cause irregularity and ta...
is small pox modified by vaccination. It is to be treated as ...
Pedunculated malignant growths are readily removed with snar...
Source: Papers On Health
For use in our treatment we recommend Coutts' Acetic
Acid. It is of uniform strength and purity, and can be had from most
druggists. Weak acid may be understood as one part of this to twelve
parts of water. In many cases, however, much greater weakness than this
is necessary, owing to the tenderness of the parts treated. As a
general rule, the dilute acid should only cause a gentle nipping
sensation and heat in the sore. If it is painful, no good is done.
Frequent gentle applications are always much better than a few severe
Tasting the acid is a good test. If it can be swallowed without
inconvenience, it may then be tried on a tender part, and if necessary
even further reduced in strength. Where more convenient to get it,
white wine vinegar may be used instead of this weak acid; it will do
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