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The Change of Life in Women, and the Ills and Ailings Incident Thereto

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The Change of Life in Women, and the Ills and Ailings Incident Thereto

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    James Compton Burnett (Author)
This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1898. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and the homoeopathic tuberculin treatment has been tried and found of marvellous efficacy in very many parts of the world quite apart from my own very numerous cures of consumption by Bacillin. (Natural Tuberculin), even now the claims of homoeopathy are almost entirely ignored, and one hears: ' There is no cure for consumption, is there? Koch's affair was a terrible fiasco.' Explanations are for the most part in vain. Significance Of The Retracted Nipple. Tbe retraction of the nipple is held to be a gravely important symptom in tumours of the breast, but the retracted nipple in young seemingly healthy girls and young women is usually not regarded as of any particular importance: but I have myself come to regard it as indicative of, perhaps latent, womb or ovarian disease: and thus regarding it as of pelvic origin, I have ameliorated a certain number of them and quite cured a few. The curative process is a tedious one, and takes a good deal of time, but it can be done. Whenever there is a retracted nipple, even in the most blooming young woman, there you are sure to find, very likely latent, but still positive disease, that will crop up in the latter course of the life of the individual. Just as the milk rises to the breast after childbirth, so do morbid activities rise from the female pelvic organs at the change of life, or before. The retracted nipple in young girls has, I maintain, its place of origin, its primary seat, in the uterus or ovaries, and we do not often notice that the breast that has a retracted nipple is, at the beginning of lactation, the seat of a mammary abscess? Such abscesses are generally either strumous or hereditarily cancerous. I do not mean actually cancer, but merely of a carcinosic quality. I have often heard about the time of the me...
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  • PDF | 22 pages
  • James Compton Burnett (Author)
  • General Books LLC (12 Jan. 2012)
  • English
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  • Health, Family Lifestyle

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