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1 I have spoken of those lesions which affect the whole body and require the aid of medicaments; now I come to those which customarily occur only in particular parts, beginning with the head. In the head, then, when the hair falls out, the principal remedy is frequent shaving. Ladanum mixed with oil, however, is some help in preserving it. I am now referring to the falling out of hair after illness; for no kind of remedy can be given to stop the head of some people from becoming bald through age.
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