The London Medical Gazette, Vol. 16 : Being a Weekly Journal of Medicine and the Collateral Sciences; Vol. II. for the Session 1834-35 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The London Medical Gazette, Vol. 16: Being a Weekly Journal of Medicine and the Collateral Sciences; Vol. II. For the Session 1834-35 Symptoms. - Independently of shivering and other general symptoms of inﬂamma tory fever, there is local pain in the hypo gastric region, referred round to the loins and along the inner part of the thighs, much increased on the pressure of the hand, as well as on each return of the after-pain. The uterus is felt larger and harder than natural, as in more simple con gestion; the lochial discharge is suppressed, or ﬂows sparingly - is of a dark dirty co lour, and possesses a foetid odour; the milk is diminished in quantity; the urine and most other secretions are also defee tive. There is generally a frequent desire to evacuate the bladder, and its contents are voided with much pain; and if an ex amination be made by the vagina, the os uteri will be found hot and exquisitely tender. Should the disease spread to the peritoneum, the pain will become more general, accompanied by the other signs of inﬂammation of that membrane, hereafter to be enumerated; and should an abscess form in the uterine structure, or gangrene occur, excessive prostration of strength will be observed; the countenance will be come rapidly pale, and expressive of great anxiety the pulse will be rapid and weak; the respiration hurried, laboured. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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