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There is a vast variety of ailments associated with what is ca...
Treating With Electrolytic Currents
For decomposing and carrying off unnatural growths, as fistul...
Factors Increasing The Blood Pressure
With normal heart and arteries, exertion and exercise should ...
Sometimes these occur as merely relaxed tissue full of blood. ...
To Prevent Bilious Fever Or Ague
Take _Podophyllin_, _Baptisia_ and _Gelseminum_ 1st in rotati...
Foreign bodies that have penetrated the chest wall and lodge...
The most striking symptom of diphtheria is the growth of a sub...
Cases Beyond The Remedy Of Fasting
Occasionally, very ill people have a liver that has become so...
See Digestion; Nourishment. ...
This is a dangerous, and with the ordinary allopathic treatme...
Nursing Sore Mouth
Sore mouth of nursing women, as the name of the disease indic...
See Baths for Head. ...
Pulmonary Stenosis Pulmonary Obstruction
If stenosis is actually present in this location, the lesion ...
Prejudice Of Physicians Against The Water-cure
The greatest, and the most serious, difficulty lies in the pr...
This trouble is simply a loss of command of the vocal organs, ...
Inducing A Child To Open Its Mouth (author's Method)
The wounding of the child's mouth, gums, and lips, in the of...
Face Skin Of
To secure a healthy appearance of this is worth much trouble, ...
This disease is a most difficult one to deal with, and any hea...
(_Acetate of Copper Verdigris_) applied to _Cancerous_ ulcers...
Where this is recommended the cold-drawn oil is meant, not the...
Source: Disturbances Of The Heart
If a more malignant form of endocarditis develops on a mild
endocarditis, the diagnosis is generally not difficult. If, without
a definite known septic process, malignant endocarditis develops,
localized symptoms of heart disturbance and cardiac signs may be
If there is no previous disease with fever, the temperature from
this endocarditis is generally intermittent, accompanied by chills,
with high rises of temperature, even with a return to normal
temperature at times. There may be prostration and profuse sweats.
Even without emboli there may be meningeal symptoms: headache,
restlessness, delirium, dislike of light and noise, and stupor; even
convulsions may occur. The urine generally soon shows albumin; there
may be joint pains; the spleen is enlarged and the liver congested.
Some definite cardiac symptoms are soon in evidence, with more or
less progressive cardiac weakness. Occasionally there are no
symptoms other than the cardiac.
Characteristic of this inflammation is the development of ecchymotic
spots on the surface of the body, especially on the feet and lower
extremities. Sooner or later, in most instances of the severe form
of this disease, emboli from the ulcerations in the heart reach the
different organs of the body, and of course the symptoms will depend
on the place in which the emboli locate. If in the abdomen, there
are colicky pains with disturbances, depending on the organs
affected; if in the brain, there may be paralysis, more or less
complete. In all infaret occurs in one of the organs of the body
there must of necessity occur a necrosis of the part and an added
focus of infection. If a peripheral artery is plugged, gangrene of
the part will generally occur, if the patient lives long enough.
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