Surgery Barber, Doctor, Surgeon and Peruke (wig) maker in the 17th Century



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Cures and Remedies:


Doctors had many cures and remedies for conditions that did not need surgical treatment. Each doctor had their favourite treatments, and they were based on a mixture of science and superstition.
Here are a few treatments for common problems:

Dentists believed that worms caused toothache, which was removed by heating the mouth with a candle until the worms fell sleepy and dropped out! Teeth were removed with pliers, and there were no injections to relieve the pain.




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