The vesication produced is the test of the presence of cantharides.
Firing and vesication have not been productive of beneficial results.
I simply evacuated the fluid of the vesication and left the part exposed to dry.
Still more remarkable are the cases of vesication produced in hypnotized subjects by means of suggestion.
In the course of ten days or two weeks, if the acute painful condition has entirely subsided, vesication is indicated.
Vesication of the parts is in order, and this may be repeated in the course of two weeks, if it is deemed necessary.
Later, vesication of the whole pericarpal region is done and the subject allowed exercise at will.
Later, vesication of a liberal area surrounding the trochanter major is indicated.
Hypophosphites in assimilable form may be beneficial, and vesication of the patellar region contributes to recovery.
Absorption by the skin is most vigorous when the cuticle is removed by vesication, or blistering.