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This is a contagious disease, and always begins with symptoms...
Want Of Water
One of the obstacles is the _want of a sufficient quantity of...
Extraction Of Foreign Bodies From The Strictured Esophagus
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Physical Signs Of Tracheal Foreign Body
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Wounds And Bruises
On this subject, I must necessarily be very brief. When a wou...
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Inflammation Of The Lungs - Pneumonia
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From the preceding observations it would naturally be conclud...
Ulcers Case Xxvi
The following case occurred in the person of a lady with vari...
Racks From Lifting
See Muscular Pains; Sprains. ...
For this take two tablespoonfuls of hot water every five minut...
Of Fungous Ulcer Of The Navel In Infants
It sometimes occurs that a little fungous sore exists upon th...
Relaxation Of Treatment Towards The End Of The Third Period Continuation Of Packs During And After Desquamation
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Source: Papers On Health
Where we prescribe this, either for drinking or for
external use in poultices or bathing, it is very important it should be
pure and fresh. If kept too long, it causes often terrible pain when
applied to eruptive sores. There must be no "watering" or doctoring
with cream of tartar, if good results are desired. If the milk be too
long kept, and cannot be had fresh, it may be mixed with a little sweet
milk and all churned well together. Then it may be used. If still
painful, mix again with more sweet milk. To soak diseased skin in good
fresh buttermilk is so powerful a means of cure, that to procure it a
good deal of trouble is well spent. It is also invaluable as a daily
drink for regulating the bowels, and maintaining health. Sterilise all
sweet milk used.
If buttermilk cannot be had, acetic acid or vinegar, or the juice of
lemons, may be mixed with sweet milk or even water, until the mixture
attains about the usual sourness of buttermilk. This makes an efficient
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