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Of all the individuals that are examined herein, Gyer explains the most eloquently why male bloody flux could not be female menstruation.
This bout with "bloody flux" left Washington's strength much impaired.
Although blacks suffered from these maladies, they suffered worse from dysentery (the bloody flux), pneumonia, whooping cough, diphtheria, measles, scrofula, tetanus or "jawfall," cholera, and even forms of pulmonary tuberculosis.
In one three-week period, there were 96 deaths as a result of "bloody flux", and comforting the bereaved became an important part of their mission.