Patron saints of diseases may have overcome that particular sickness or helped others who suffered from it. There may also have been cases of unexplained cures for a disease when people prayed at a saint's shrine.
|Abdominal pains||Erasmus (Elmo)|
|Blindness||Cosmas and Damian|
|Blood donors||Our Lady of the Thorns|
|Breastfeeding||Basilissa the Martyr|
|Chilblains||Basilissa the Martyr|
|Headaches||Denis, Bishop of Paris|
|Hoarseness||Bernardino of Siena|
|Hydrophobia (Rabies)||Hubert, Ubald of Gubbio|
|Spas||John the Baptist|
|Women in labour||Anne|
This collection of names was compiled by Kate Monk and is ©1997, Kate Monk.
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