Based on the physician's earlier recordings and observations of the humeral tendencies and astrological charts data he will make a conclusion on the best course of treatment.
Now it is the job of the less educated and therefore lower paid professionals to perform the procedure chosen by the physicians. These professionals were barber surgeons, apothecaries and others with a similar education. For this illness, the physician believes that the boy needs some medicine.
The barber surgeon is the right person for this job. He will perform a technique called colonel irrigation to give the boy the needed medicines. All men educated in medicine believed that there was another route to the stomach other than down the throat. They believed it was up the bottom. Barber surgeons would use a tool called the clyster to feed medicine to your stomach directly. He would thrust this pipe into your bottom and pour medicine down it.