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Title: Plain home talk about the human system–the habits of men and women–the cause and prevention of disease–our sexual relations and social natures
Year: 1896 (1890s)
Authors: Foote. Edward B[liss], 1829-1906. [from old catalog]
Subjects: Medicine, Popular Marriage
Publisher: New York : Murray Hill publishing company [etc., etc.]
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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bout the genitals or anus, and then seems to be aggravated by theneighboring excretions. Such troubles are often due to errors in diet,especially excessive use of coffee, and the way out of them is to cleanhouse. Prurigo.—When the blood state is a little worse there may be some-thing to see as well as feel, and on the parts which itch intensely willbe seen slightly raised papules, giving a nutmeg grater-like feel to thetouch, often with blood crusts on them, if there has been much scratch-ing, and it is almost impossible to keep the hands off. It occurs in in-fants and adults. Herpes. Plate VIII. Herpes may be accepted as a skin disease of purely nervous origin,and there are many varieties, from slight to serious. Ordinary herpeticvesicles, about pin-head size, occur in clusters about the face, mouthand genitals, with a sense of heat, tension and some itching. They areapt to disappear in a week or two, and the cure is hastened by applica- OPPOSITE PAGE 583 PLATE IX. PLAIN HOME TALK.

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