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is a specific when locally used for _Sycosis_, also for fungo...
Although either the positive or the negative pole, applied to...
Of Punctures Etc
In cases of recent punctured wounds the orifice and surroundi...
In cases not demonstrably tuberculous, hemoptysis may requir...
This troublesome disease is also known as St. Anthony's Fire, ...
Anomalies Of The Tracheobronchial Tree
Tracheobronchial anomalies are relatively rare. Congenital e...
These begin like warts, and in the earlier stages poulticing a...
From The Hygienic Dictionary
Diagnosis.  In the United States, making a diagnosis impli...
Bruises Case Xiv
The first case of bruise which I shall detail was not severe,...
Take A D or B D current, full medium force. Treat with N. P. ...
Enemas Cold Water
Prejudice often exists against cold treatment of any kind, but...
To Prevent Dysentery
In hot weather when bilious diseases prevail, use _Mercurius_...
Extraction Of Foreign Bodies From The Strictured Esophagus
Foreign bodies of relatively small size will lodge in a stri...
The Popularity of Beverages. For some curious reason, the h...
This disease consists in a looseness of the bowels, generally...
Impossibility Of Answering For The Issue Of Every Typhoid Case
Although a _typhoid character_ of scarlatina will rarely set ...
Have a piece of M'Clinton's soap, a good shaving brush, and a ...
Water On The Chest
Sometimes a large watery swelling appears in one part or anoth...
Removal Of Double Pointed Tacks
If the tack or staple be small, and lodged in a relatively l...
To Prevent Bilious Fever Or Ague
Take _Podophyllin_, _Baptisia_ and _Gelseminum_ 1st in rotati...
Head Skin Of The
Source: Papers On Health
The nerves of sensibility are very largely supplied
to the skin of the head, and many large nerves pass under it. It is
therefore an important matter that it be kept in a right condition. In
various troubles it becomes hard and dry, and even contracts and
presses very painfully upon the head, feeling as if it were dried
parchment. The pain thus caused is different from neuralgia, and cannot
be relieved by cooling, but is easily cured by soaping the head (see
Head, Soaping). This may be done every night, and the head tied up with
the soap lather until morning. It may then be sponged, dried, and a
little hot olive oil rubbed into the skin. In a serious case, where the
patient is in bed, this treatment may be given night and morning.
Always, in treating such a head, be very gentle, for the least touch is
often painful to the irritated skin. The use of a pure and proper
pomade, such as some preparation of vaseline, is of importance where
the skin is dry, and tends powerfully to preserve the skin and hair in
Careful brushing of the hair, and rubbing of the skin of the scalp
will, too, be of use. See Hair.
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