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definition

chronic lichenified skin lesion
loosely applied to atopic dermatitis

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Etiology

1) W-D---> heat--->block skin (acute)
2) elderly/constitution/illness/emotion--->damage blood/yin (chronic)

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patterns

1) W-D with heat
2) blood XU with wind-dryness

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long duration, whitish gray color of skin in affected area which thickens coarsens, dry skin, sloughing off of scales, palpitations, insomnia, fatigue, weakness

blood XU with W-dryness

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blood XU with W-dryness T/P

T- pale, white coat
P- fine, weak

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blood XU with W-dryness points

ashi, LI-11, SP-10, SP-6, UB-17

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short duration, coalescing of the skin lesions into a patch and thickening and coarsening of the affected skin with red spots and scarring

W-D with heat

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W-D with heat T

T- red red spots on tip, yellow coat

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W-D with heat points

ashi, SP-9, SP-3, LU-9, GB-20

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basic points

GB-20, DU-14, SP-10, LI-11, PC-6, UB-40, HT-7, K-6, ashi

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which meridians do you use for W-D with heat?

H/F taiyin

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which meridians do you use for blood XU with W-dryness?

foot yangming and taiyin

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TX

everyday is ideal, 3x/week is realistic

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ALT redmedies

1) surrounding needle technique
2) moxa- stick (around outside first then toward center)
-rice moxa with garlic
3) cupping
4) plumblossom *most effective- ashi strong first, bilateral spine gently second, do until red * can use herbs and moxa on lesion after plumblossom
5) electro- use with surrounding needle (4 pts), low freq.
6) auricular- a) LU, shenmen, adrenal, endocrine, LIV + affected area
b) bleed veins on back of ear (3-5 drops)

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plumblossom for face

LI-11, LI-4, PC-6

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plumblossom for upper limb

LI-11, PC-6, UB-13/15

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plumblossom lower limb

SP-10, ST-36, UB-23

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plumblossom ab

UB-20/21, RN-4, SP-6

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chinese names

1) She lin cang= "lining-the collar sore"
2) Niu pi xian= "oxide lichen"

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EDU

1) Reg. stress
2) avoid itching
3) avoid hot water/creams
4) Reg. diet (avoid shellfish, more veg/fruit