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Flashcards in Tonsillitis Deck (18):
1

common ages

10-30

2

cause

streptococcus

3

copmlications:

rheumatic fever, myocarditis, nephritis, arthritis

4

western tx

antibiotics---> surgery

5

etiology

1) W-C/W-H
2) diet
3) illness, sex, yin xu

6

patterns:

1) W-H in LU
2) H in LU/ST
3) XU fire flare up

7

BP

LI-1, LU-11, SI-17, LI-4

8

severe sore throat, worse with swallowing and coughing, dry burning sensation, redness and swelling, fever, aversion to W-C, headache, nasal congestion, cough yellow sputum

W-H in LU

9

W-H in LU T/P

T- red tip, yellow coat
P- superficial, rapid

10

W-H in LU points

LU-11, LI-4, SI-17, LU-5, UB-13

11

a bright red throat with mild soreness, little swelling, yellow/white pus on surface, recurrent attacks, feverish sensation in 5 hearts, malar flush, night sweats, sore weak lumbar/knees

XU fire flares up

12

XU fire flares up T/P

T-red, little coat
P- thin, rapid

13

XU fire flare up points

LU-11, LI-4, SI-17, K-3/6/7

14

severe sore throat, radiates to ear/neck, difficulty swallowing, red swelling throat, yellow pus on the surface, high fever, thirst, cold drinks, cough yellow sticky sputum, foul breath, constipation, deep yellow scanty urine

H in LU/ST

15

H in LU/ST T/P

T- red, yellow thick coat
P- flooding, rapid

16

H in LU/ST points

LU-11, LI-4, SI-17, ST-44

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ALT

1) auricular-bleed apex, tonsil, LU, throat
2) bleeding- LU-11, LI-1, apex, tonsil pt, back ear veins
3) bleeding cupping- DU-14 (esp. acute fever)
4) guasha- GB-20--->DU-14
5) magnet therapy-SI-17
6) herbs

18

3 kinds

1) minor swelling
2) visible swelling
3) past midline