A New and Easy Method of Curing the Lues Venerea By the Introduction of Mercury Into the System Through the Orifices of the Absorbent Versels on the Inside of the Mouth ... : Also an Essay on Abscesses, and Other Observations in Surgery

Peter Clare

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. 1780 Excerpt: ... mercurial process. I was now obliged to give her the Calomel again in the same way, which again made her mouth sore, and had the same effects as before: as she got well I continued the CaloE 2 mel mel in smaller doses for some little time she was cured in a few weeks, and has continued so ever since. CASE the FOURTH. G. H. about thirty years of age, had a small chancre upon the prepuce he had also a gonorrhaea, and uneasy sensations in the inguinal glands. I gave him two grains or the Calomel twice a day, which were rubbed upon the surface of the lips only upon the fourth and fifth day his breath was become f tid, and his mouth tender, and by the seventh day the chancre was entirely healed. There was not the least remains of uneasiness in the inguinal glands, and gonorrhaea was much better, though hot then perfectly removed.. CASE the FIFTH. I. K. had chancres upon the glans penis, with phimofis. Through neglect, the chancres had made a very rapid progress. I thought it necessary to affect the mouth as soon as possible, and to throw in a very large quantity of the Calomel accordingly the first day he took three grains twice, but the two next days the Mercury was increased to six grains twice in the day. The second day he felt his mouth tender and inflamed, upon.the third the salivation came on, and continued pretty smart for a fortnight the progress of the disease was checked the instant his mouth became sore the symptomatic fever (which often attends a chancre) left him, and he gradually got well, and at the end of a month was completely cured.. He E 3 was was not purged by the Mercury. Mr. Savage (apothecary) saw this patient frequently during his illness. CASE the S IX? H. Xj-M. applied to me with a dejpascent venereal u.