Instructions concerning a wound in his ear

Examination

If thou examinest a man having a wound in his ear, cutting through its flesh, the injury being in the lower part of his ear, (and) confined to the flesh , thou shouldst draw (it) together for him with stitching behind the hollow of his ear .

Diagnosis

Thou shouldst say concerning him : "One having a wound in his ear, cutting through its flesh. An ailment which I will treat."

Treatment

If thou findest , the stitching of that wound loosen (and) stick in the two lips of his wound, thou shouldst make for him stiff rolls of linen (and) pad the back of his ear therewith . Thou shouldst treat it afterwards with grease, honey ,(and) lint every day until he recovers .