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ROSEOLA or ROSE-RASH.–The disease consists of an eruption of rose-red spots very like those of measles. It is distinguished from the latter by the absence of symptoms of cold in the head, catarrh, and the slight amount of fever. It is more common in warm weather, and frequently depends on some derangement of the stomach and bowels. The rash fades in a few days. The disease is not dangerous nor contagious.

General Treatment.–Light diet and protection from chills is all that is necessary.

Medicines.–(Every two hours.)

Aconite 3.

–Restlessness, dry skin.

Belladonna 3.

–Flushed face, redness and soreness of the throat.

Pulsatilla 3.

–Disordered digestion.

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John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke

John Henry Clarke MD (1853 – November 24, 1931 was a prominent English classical homeopath. Dr. Clarke was a busy practitioner. As a physician he not only had his own clinic in Piccadilly, London, but he also was a consultant at the London Homeopathic Hospital and researched into new remedies — nosodes. For many years, he was the editor of The Homeopathic World. He wrote many books, his best known were Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica and Repertory of Materia Medica

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