Pains of the eyes are removed by drinking pure wine, or the bath,
or a fomentation, or venesection, or purging.
Persons whose speech has become impaired are likely to be seized
with chronic diarrhoea.
Persons having acid eructations are not very apt to be seized
Persons who have become bald are not subject to large varices;
but should varices supervene upon persons who are bald, their hair
again grows thick.
Hiccup supervening in dropsical cases is bad.
Venesection cures dysuria; open the internal veins of the arm.
It is a good symptom when swelling on the outside of the neck
seizes a person very ill of quinsy, for the disease is turned outwardly.
It is better not to apply any treatment in cases of occult cancer;
for, if treated, the patients die quickly; but if not treated, they
hold out for a long time.
Convulsions take place either from repletion or depletion; and
so it is with hiccup.
When pains, without inflammation, occur about the hypochondria,
in such cases, fever supervening removes the pain.
When pus formed anywhere in the body does not point, this is owing
to the thickness of the part.
In cases of jaundice, it is a bad symptom when the liver becomes
When persons having large spleens are seized with dysentery, and
if the dysentery pass into a chronic state, either dropsy or lientery
supervenes, and they die.
When ileus comes on in a case of strangury, they prove fatal in
seven days, unless, fever supervening, there be a copious discharge
When ulcers continue open for a year or upward, there must necessarily
be exfoliation of bone, and the cicatrices are hollow.
Such persons as become hump-backed from asthma or cough before