The Most Bizarre Medical Tools from Back in the Day

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Dental Screw Forceps

Yes, these are what they used for dental procedures back in the Civil War. It was mainly used for root canals and to get rid of cavities.

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Mercury Syringe

These rusty syringes are from 1545. It was used to treat syphilis by injecting mercury into their bodies. That is not a recommended treatment nowadays!

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