When strong diarrhoea supervenes in a case of leucophlegmatia,
it removes the disease.
In those cases in which frothy discharges occur in diarrhoea there
are defluxions from the head.
When there is a farinaceous sediment in the urine during fever,
it indicates a protracted illness.
In those cases in which the urine is thin at first, and the sediments
become bilious, an acute disease is indicated.
In those cases in which the urine becomes divided there is great
disorder in the body.
When bubbles settle on the surface of the urine, they indicate
disease of the kidneys, and that the complaint will be protracted.
When the scum on the surface is fatty and copious, it indicates
acute diseases of the kidneys.
Whenever the aforementioned symptoms occur in nephritic diseases,
and along with them acute pains about the muscles of the back, provided
these be seated about the external parts, you may expect that there
will be an abscess; but if the pains be rather about the internal
parts, you may also rather expect that the abscess will be seated
Haematemesis, without fever, does not prove fatal, but with fever
it is bad; it is to be treated with refrigerant and styptic things.
Defluxions into the cavity of the chest suppurate in twenty days.
When a patient passes blood and clots, and is seized with strangury
and pain in the perineum and pubes, disease about the bladder is indicated.
If the tongue suddenly lose its powers, or a part of the body
become apoplectic, the affection is of a melancholic nature.
In hypercatharsis, of old persons, hiccup supervening is not a
In a fever, is not of a bilious nature, a copious allusion of
hot water upon the head removes the fever.
A woman does not become ambidexterous.
When empyema is treated either by the cautery or incision,