A man who has contracted Syphilis is treated by baking in an oven for 30 days while breathing mercury fumes, a 16th Century treatment. This treatment often led to death due to heart failure, dehydration and suffocation.
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A Man Who Has Contracted Syphilis Is Treated By Baking In An Oven For 30 Days While Breathing Mercury Fumes A 16th Century Treatment This Treatment Often Led To Death Due To Heart Failure Dehydration And Suffocation Stock Photo16th Century,16th Century Style,Baking,Color Image,Engraving,Healthcare And Medicine,History,Horizontal,Oven,Photography,Science,Sexually Transmitted Disease,Treponema PallidumPhotographer NYPL/Science SourceCollection: Science Source