Case Number 63
The main symptom in this case is nosebleed. A doctor demonstrates his knowledge of Cold Damage disorders, and claims that nosebleed comes about when a patient who should be sweated is not. Xu disagrees, and quotes two sentences from the Treatise to demonstrate that his competitor misunderstood the issue at hand. Xu points out this error to his readership, as usual, without mocking or ridiculing the other doctor. He then provides his diagnosis, along with quotations from the Treatise to support it. He claims that if his patient were sweated, it would severely harm him. He prescribes a formula that includes Rhinoceros Horn, a rare and expensive drug (see Case Number 42).
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