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Amenorrhea Suppressed Menstruation
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This fever may be either intermittent, remitting, or continue...
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Ulcers Case Xxxi
Mr. S. aged 30, had a sore two inches in length in the groin,...
are: A fetid breath, with ulceration and sloughing of the thr...
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Of Inflammation Of The Knee
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Oxygen Tank And Tracheotomy Instruments
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Fever At Night
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Symptoms Of Laryngeal Foreign Body
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Drugs In Hypertension
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Nose Bleed - Epistaxis
If it arises from fullness of the vessels of the head, with t...
Ears Singing In The
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Esophageal Foreign Body Symptoms
1. There are no absolutely diagnostic symptoms. 2. Dysph...
Painful Urination Incontinence Of Urine
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Condition Of The Throat And Other Internal Organs
Category: DESCRIPTION OF SCARLET-FEVER.
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
The condition of the _throat_ requires the most constant attention. From
a highly inflamed state, it often passes into a foul and sloughy
condition; the breath of the patient becomes extremely fetid; the
nostrils, the parotid and submaxillary glands swell enormously, so that
swallowing and breathing become very difficult. There is an acrid
discharge from the nose; the gangrenous matter affects the alimentary
canal, causing pain in the stomach, the bowels, the kidneys and the
bladder; a smarting diarrhoea with excoriation of the anus, and
inflammatory symptoms of the vulva. Also the bronchia, lungs, pleura and
pericardium become affected, as sneezing, cough (the so-called
scarlet-cough) and the pain across the chest and in the region of the
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