Sore Throat Flashcards Preview

Internal Therapeutics 2 > Sore Throat > Flashcards

Flashcards in Sore Throat Deck (18):
0

Western

Acute Tonsillitis
Acute/chronic laryngitis

1

Etiology

Related to lung, spleen, kidney

Excess- lung/St fire
Deficinency- lung/kidney yin def.

2

Excess vs Deficiency

Excess

Severe sore throat
Red/swollen
Pus maybe present


Def.

Lingering sore throat
Worse at night
No pus
Little/no swelling
Little redness

3

Tx

Based on pattern

Local: LI 18, SI 17 - retain 15 min

Bleed LI 1 or LU 11 and ask patient to swallow

Auricular- lung, throat, tonsil
Bleed- helix, back of ear

4

Education

Avoid temp changes
Exercise
Avoid smoking, alcohol, hot/spicy food
Gargle warm salty water
Maintain reg. bowel habit to release toxins

5

Signs and Symptoms

Pain on swollowing
Fever, chills
Swollen tonsils
Red throat
Malaise
Headache
Hoarseness
Anorexia

6

Exterior Wind-Heat

Bright red, swollen throat, severe sore throat, acute onset, chills, fever, headache, stuffy/running nose, dry cough or cough with yellow sputum

7

Bright red, swollen throat, severe sore throat, acute onset, high fever, thirst, constipation, scanty dark yellow urine, swelling and pain or bleeding gums, foul breath

Stomach Fire

8

Acu points for Exterior Wind Heat

LI 18
LI 4
Lu 11
SI 17

9

POT for Exterior Wind Heat

Dispel Wind
Clear heat to relieve the exterior

10

T: Red tip with yellow thin coating
P: Superficial and rapid

Exterior Wind Heat

11

POT Stomach Fire

Clear Stomach Heat

12

Acu Points Stomach Fire

St 44
LI 18
LI 17
Lu 5/10

13

T: Red tongue with little coating
P: Thready rapid

Deficient Heat

14

POT for Deficient Heat

Nourish yin to descend fire

15

T: Red tongue with yellow coating
P: Rapid Pulse

Stomach Fire

16

Light red and swollen throat, mild and intermittent pain, dry throat, worse at night, gradual onset, dry cough, feverish in 5 pam heat, malar flush, tinnitus, low back soreness

Deficient Heat- Lung and Kidney Yin Def.

17

Acupoints for Deficient Heat

LI 18
SI 17
Lu 7
K 6
Lu 10