Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

[Case ID:520]: Case of Miss Aiton with various symptoms attributed to her menstrual problems.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:341] 
Reply providing numbered directions for Miss Aiton regarding menstrual problems, for which a foot-bath, aperients and water injections are advised. She is also threatened with a respiratory disorder. The directions are in the form of a numbered list, and concern diet, exercise, and the avoidance of damp and moisture. A blister and perpetual issue on the painful part of her side are advised for her chest complaint. A Mr Eason has previously been consulted. A recipe for 'aperient pills' is included. 4 October 1775
 
[DOC ID:357] 
Reply ' To Miss Aiton' regarding her treatment for what seems to be a digestive complaint. 31 October 1775
 
[DOC ID:358] 
Reply to 'Miss Aiton' (following on from Letters ID 341 and 357). Short note regarding her continuing treatment with castor oil and pills. Cullen is sorry that she has been having trouble with the issue, but he still advises a pea issue in the arm on the affected side. He adds a new recipe for laxative pills. 9 November 1775
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1585] (Miss Aiton's physician or surgeon)
[PERS ID: 1519] Miss Aiton (Miss Aiton's physician or surgeon)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1638] Mr Eason (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

1 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

1 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificPlace of WritingCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain