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Red rashes with severe itching

 

T: -

P: Superficial, rapid

Rash (Wind heat)

 

LI 11 / 4 / UB 40 / SP 10 / 6

 

DU 14

2

White or light red rashes accompanied by heaviness of the body

 

T: White, sticky coat

P: Superficial, slow

Rash (Wind Damp)

 

LI 11 / 4 / UB 40 / SP 10 / 6

 

SP 9

3

Red rashes complicated by abdominal or epigastric pain, constipation or diarrhea

 

T: Thin, yellow coat

P: Rapid

Rashes (Accumulation of Heat in the St and Intestine)

 

LI 11 / 4 / UB 40 / SP 10 / 6

 

St 25 / 36

4

Rapid onset of a well demarcated patch of redness, hotness and burning pain, rapidly extending in size, change in color of the patch from bright red to dull red in several days and then healing with desquamation with chills, fever, acute headache

 

T: Rend, Thin yellow coat

P: Superficial, rapid

Bacterial rash (Wind Heat)

 

LI 11 / 4 / PC 3 / UB 40 / SP 10 / Aushi

 

GB 20 / DU 14

5

Rapid onset of a well demarcated patch of redness, hotness and burning pain, rapidly extending in size, change in color of the patch from bright red to dull red in several days and then healing with desquamation.  With fever, irritability, thirst, stuffy sensation in the chest, poor appetite, constipation, and dark urine

 

T: Yellow, sticky coat

P: Soft, rapid

Bacterial rash (Damp Heat)

 

LI 11 / 4 / PC 3 / UB 40 / SP 10 / Aushi

 

ST 36 / SP 9 / SJ 6

6

Pathogenic toxin attacking the interior

Hand Jingwells & PC 8

7

Occurs mainly in the lumbar and hypochondria region with small red vesicles like beads forming a riddle around the waist.  Mostly from endogenous damp heat, hyperactivity of fire in the LV & Gb or affection of exogenous toxin.  Onset there is stabbing pain of the affected skin which soon becomes erythematous.  Patches of blisters in the size of mump-beans or soybeans are evolved.  These blisters look like a band with clear-cut interspaces between the patches.  The blisters are thick-walled, and their contents are transparent at first, but turn turbid in five to six days.  After ten days scar formation occurs

Herpes Zoster

 

Five pricks 0.5 cun from the head of the herpes zoster area

Five pricks 0.5 cun from the tail

Several pricks along both sides

 

LI 11 / SP 10 / UB 40 / GB 34 / LV 3

8

Boil on the head, face or extremity first appears like a grain of millet in yellow or purple color.  A blister or pustule with a hard base is formed, usually accompanied by tingling.  Later there is increased redness, swelling and pain with burning sensation, often accompanied by chills and fever.  Sometimes a red thread-like line extends proximally if the boil toxicity attacks the interior, there will be high fever, restlessness, dizziness, vomiting, impaired consciousness

Boils

 

DU 10 / 12 / PC 4 / LI 4 / UB 40

Face: LI 1 / 11

Tip of finger: LI 11 / 20

Temporal region: GB 34 / 44

4th or 5th toe: GB 2 / 34

9

Sudden paroxysmal pain in the upper abdomen or around the umbilicus.  Soon the pain becomes continuous and localized in the lower right abdomen, accompanied by tenderness, mild contracture of the abdominal wall, difficulty in extension of the right leg, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, constipation, dark urine

 

T: Thin, sticky & yellow coat

P: Rapid, forceful

Intestinal abscess

 

ST 25 / 37 / LI 11 / Lanweixue

 

Fever: DU 14 / LI 4

Vomiting: PC 6 / REN 12

10

Redness, swelling and pain of the breast, mostly occurring after delivery.  At the early stage when the abscess has not yet been formed, there is a lump in the breast accompanied by swelling, distension, pain, difficult lactation, chills, fever, headache, nausea, and dire thirst.  Growing of the lump with local bright redness and intermittent throbbing pain indicates suppuration

Breast Abscess

 

GB 21 / REN 17 / ST 18 / 36 / SI 1 / LV 3

 

Chills and fever: LI 4 / SJ 5

Distension & pain in the breast: GB 41

11

Diffusive swelling in the neck, soft, gradually increasing in size with unclear margins, normal color, absence of pain in some cases big and drooping, accompanied with dyspnea and hoarseness of voice.  Size changes with emotions

 

T: -

P: -

Lv Qi Stagnation

Qi Goiter

 

SJ 13 / LI 17 / 4 / SI 17 / REN 22 / ST 36

 

Lv Qi Stagnation: REN 17 / LV 3

12

Often occurs in individuals below forty, more frequently in women than in men, a few oval movable lumps below the Adam’s Apple with smooth surface and without pain, accompanied by exophthalmos, hot temper irritability, tremor of the hands, sweating, stuffiness in the chest, palpitations

 

T: -

P: String-taut, slippery, & rapid

Palpitations

Exophthalmos

Hot temper, anxiety and sweating

Flesh Goiter

 

SJ 13 / LI 17 / 4 / SI 17 / REN 22 / ST 36

 

Palpitations: PC 6 / HT 7

Exophthalmos: SJ 23 / UB 2 / 1 / GB 20

Hot temper, anxiety, sweating: SP 6 / KD 7

13

Local swelling and pain, redness or ecchymosis.  A new injury is slightly swollen with tenderness.  Large area of swelling together with motor impairment of the joints is found in serious cases.  Old injury is characterized by absence of marked swelling but repeated recurrence due to invasion of exogenous pathogenic wind, cold and damp.  The injury mostly happens in the

 

Neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, back, hip, knee, and ankle

Sprain & Contusion

 

Neck: UB 10 / SI 3

Shoulder: GB 21 / LI 15

Elbow: LI 11 / 4

Wrist: SJ 4 / 5

Hip: GB 30 / 34

Knee: ST 35 / 44

Ankle: ST 41 / GB 40 / UB 60

14

Wry neck caused by awkward sleeping position or an attack of wind cold on the nape.  Symptoms are stiffness and pain of the neck and nape and stiff neck toward one side with motor impairment

T: -

P: -

Flexion & Extension, Difficult rotation, stiff neck

Torticollis

 

DU 14 / UB 10 / SI 14 / GB 39 / SI 3

 

Flexion & extension: UB 60 / LU 7

Difficult rotation: SI 7

Stiff neck: Luozhen