Such purulent spittle argues exulcerated lungs.
"History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
O, the Eructations of an exulcerated Heart!
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
Exulcerations and swellings of the fauces were likwise very common.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various