The Rejected Cases; With a Letter to Thomas Wakley on the Scientific Character of Homoeopathy

The Rejected Cases; With a Letter to Thomas Wakley on the Scientific Character of Homoeopathy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...and could, so far as past experience of its effects testified, do her no good--she might try the new. Some may be inclined to remark, "Perhaps the case was 'nervous.5" One answer to such an observation is, that a "nervous" disease is a disease, and the physician ought to be able to effect its removal, by establishing the standard of health, from which the "nervous" disease is a deviation. Another answer to this observation will be found in the detail of the symptoms under which the patient laboured at the time of consultation, when she placed herself under my care: symptoms, so numerous, so distressing, as to justify, to a certain extent, the opinions of the medical gentlemen, both as to the hopelessness of her case, and the wonder connected with her cure. Symptom 1. Burning heat of body. Symptom 2. Burning heat of chest. Symptom 3. Flushes of heat. Symptom 4. Burning pain at chest. Symptom 5. Soreness of chest. Symptom 6. Great tightness of chest. Symptom 7. Great difficulty of breathing. Symptom 8. Chest symptoms worse in the evening. Symptom 9. Burning of the hands on the inside. Symptom 10. Skin of hands dry and parched. Symptom 11. Giddiness in head when sitting. Symptom a. Occasional headache. Symptom 12. Excessive thirst. Symptom 13. Great fulness in bowels. Symptom 14. Great heat, and pressure in bowels. Symptom 15. Bowels confined. Symptom 16. Stools in lumpy portions. Symptom 17. Slimy matter discharged with the stools. Symptom 18. Spasm in bowels, sometimes agonizingly severe. Symptom 19. Urine variable; sometimes free, sometimes in small quantities, and high coloured. Symptom 20. No white discharge. B 2 Symptom 21. Eyes weak. Symptom 22. Ancles swell. Symptom 23. Ancles hot. Symptom 24. Joints of fingers...
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