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1

different viruses:

1) herpes simplex V1
2) herpes simplex V2
3) varicella zoster virus
4) epstein bar
5) cytomegalo

2

SX

1) skin lesions
2) pain
3) malaise
4) irritability
5) fatigue

3

describe skin lesions

-like a belt, intercostal nerve
-red, raised, blister
-fluid clear liquid, 5 days after-> turbid bloody
-unilateral

"tx head to tx tail"

4

describe pain

-burning, stabbing
-before skin lesion
-severe neurological pain

5

etiology

1) W-fire in shaoyang/jueyin
2) diet

6

patterns:

1) LIV/GB fire
2) D-H in SP/ST

7

commonly seen in hypochondriac and lumbar, headache, dizziness, redness of face/eyes, restlessness, irritability, nausea, vomit, bitter taste, yellow scanty urine

LIV/GB fire

8

LIV/GB fire T/P

T- red, yellow coat
P- wiry, rapid

9

LIV/GB fire points:

ashi, LIV-14, LIV-3, SJ-6, GB-34

10

commonly seen in the face and chest, fullness in the epigastrium, poor appetite, fatigue

D-H in SP/ST

11

D-H in SP/ST T/P

T- red, yellow greasy coat
P- soft, rapid

12

D-H in SP/ST points

ashi, ST-44, SP-9, SJ-5, LI-11

13

differentiate Damp VS heat

DAMP VS HEAT
blister: blister:
yellow/white discharge red-blood
pale, red tight edges of blister
pain not as severe burning, stabbing
thirst no drink bitter taste
loose stool irritablitlity
poor appetite constipation

14

TX

ashi, LIV-13
retain 1-2 hours
1-2x/day

15

irritability:

PC-4, HT-7

16

neurological pain

PC-6, GB-38

17

bitter taste

SP-9, SJ-6

18

severe heat

DU-14, LI-4

19

lower limbs

ST-36, SP-6, GB-34, LIV-3, SP-10

20

ALT remedies

1) line cupping= around blisters in a line, very close together, 15 min
2) bleeding= lancet around skin lesion, bleed before lesion for prevention
3) bleeding cupping
4) herbs
5) laser for kids

21

which herb?

Liv shen wan (powder), rub all over body
sesame oil paste

22

EDU

1) reg emotions
2) reg diet
3) local hygiene
4) rest
5) wear loose clothing
6) NON-STICK UNDERWEAR (ha!)

23

What is another name?

shingles