Names of Old Time Illnesses



Names of Old Time Illnesses beginning with S :



Compiled by Daniel H. Burrows
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Sanguineous crust : Scab



Scarlatina : Scarlet fever



Scarlet fever : A disease characterized by red rash



Scarlet rash : Roseola



Sciatica : Rheumatism in the hips



Scirrhus : Cancerous tumors



Scotomy : Dizziness, nausea and dimness of sight



Scrivener’s palsy : Writer’s cramp



Screws : Rheumatism



Scrofula : Tuberculosis of neck lymph glands. Progresses slowly with abscesses and pistulas develop. Young person’s disease



Scrumpox : Skin disease, impetigo



Scurvy : Lack of vitamin C. Symptoms of weakness, spongy gums and hemorrhages under skin



Septicemia : Blood poisoning



Shakes : Delirium tremens



Shaking : Chills, ague



Shingles : Viral disease with skin blisters



Ship fever : Typhus



Siriasis : Inflammation of the brain due to sun exposure



Sloes : Milk sickness



Small pox : Contagious disease with fever and blisters



Softening of brain : Result of stroke or hemorrhagein the brain, with an end result of the tissue softening in thatarea



Sore throat distemper : Diphtheria or quinsy



Spanish influenza : Epidemic influenza



Spasms : Sudden involuntary contraction of muscle or group of muscles, like a convulsion



Spina bifida : Deformity of spine



Spotted fever : Either typhus or meningitis



Sprue : Tropical disease characterized by intestinal disorders and sore throat



St. Anthony’s fire : Also erysipelas, but named so because of affected skin areas are bright red in appearance



St. Vitas dance : Ceaseless occurrence of rapid complex jerking movements performed involuntary



Stomatitis : Inflammation of the mouth



Stranger’s fever : Yellow fever



Strangery : Rupture



Sudor anglicus : Sweating sickness



Summer complaint : Diarrhea, usually in infants caused by spoiled milk



Sunstroke : Uncontrolled elevation of body temperature due to environment heat. Lack of sodium in the body is a predisposing cause



Swamp sickness : Could be malaria, typhoid or encephalitis



Sweating sickness : Infectious and fatal disease common to UK in 15th century







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