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Treatment Of Compression Stenoses Of The Trachea

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Acetic Acid

is a most efficient remedy applied to old irritable _varicose...

Lungs Inflammation Of The

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Toxic Disturbances And Heart Rate

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Bruises Case Xviii

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See Indigestion. ...

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Nervous Fears

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The Vegetable Kingdom

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Limbs Disjointed Or Sprained

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has great power as a local remedy in _Erysipelas_, to be appl...

Temperature Of The Water Double Sheet Changing Sheet

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The disease known by this name in Canada breaks out in the han...

Actinomycosis Of The Esophagus

Esophageal actinomycosis has been autoptically discovered. It...

Children's Deformed Feet

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Source: Papers On Health

There are cases in which the outer skin has been taken off
by long lying, or wearing wet compresses for a long time. A large part
of the body is reduced, as some would say, to "red flesh"--in reality
it is reduced to inner skin deprived of its outer layer. We have taken
a few handfuls of finely wrought soap lather (see Lather; Soap), and
spread them as lightly as possible over this fiery surface. There was
an instant change from severe distress to perfect comfort, and healing
began at once. This treatment may be applied to any simple abrasions of
the skin. Bedsores are not likely to occur if the skin is sponged daily
with water and this mild soap, and rubbed with Rectified Spirit of
Wine, to which a small piece of camphor has been added.

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