Sterility

Sterility

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...that she expressed herself as feeling better than she had done for ten years. Besides the local treatment, she took 1 grains valerianate of zinc, and 2 grains of extract of conium, in pill, forenoon and afternoon. The bowels were cleared by an enema every second day, and other hygienic measures were carefully attended to. I should here state that simultaneously with the disappearance of the uterine disorder, the ovarian irritation subsided. Now, here was a case which had been under treatment, more or less, for eight years, without deriving the slightest benefit, recovering when the treatment was directed to the endometrium, so that in four months her health was completely renovated. Better evidence of the utility of intrauterine medication in suitable cases, is surely not to be desired. I have seen the patient frequently since, and she assures me that she has never had the slightest return of her old complaint. I will now proceed to give the history of a distinctly different example, and will do so as briefly as possible, for it would be a waste of time to describe the subjective symptoms with which every medical man is so familiar. Mrs. T., aged 33, married six years, two children, youngest four years of age. Patient has not felt well since last confinement, her health gradually going down since, although she has gained very much in weight. During the past two years she has suffered severely from metrorrhagia, which at all times continued for three out of the four weeks, and when it did cease, a purulent discharge took its place. Vaginal examination disclosed an anteverted, enlarged, and flaccid uterus. The uterus was curetted, and she underwent two months of intra-uterine and tampon treatment; but in this case the application was made...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236543130
  • 9781236543134