Acupuncture and Herbs for Abdominal Pain
Chief Complaint: Abdominal Pain
Western Diagnosis: Acute Gastritis
Medical History: Patient is a 30 year old female student. Average diet. In general runs cold and damp with underlying KID yang def.
Questioning exam: Patient had pain in lower abdomen and left lower quadrant following a night of drinking ETOH (Ethyl Alcohol i.e. beer and alcohol) and greasy foods. Felt burning dull achy pain in LLQ. Loose stools with burning at evacuation.
Pulse exam: Pulse rapid, surging. Abdomen tender in LLQ and around ST25 left side.
Tongue exam: Tongue thick and greasy, body swollen. slightly yellow.
OM Diagnosis: Damp heat obstructing the LI. Patient’s normal damp constitution was exacerbated by dietary irreg. leading to damp heat obstructing the LI.
Treatment Principle: Clear heat, drain damp, course LI.
Point Prescription: ST 25, Ren 9, SPL 9, St 36, Ren 7, SJ6
Herbal Formula: Shao Yao Tang
Lifestyle Prescription: No ETOH , clear bland diet
Results: Pain reduced same day. BM normal in 36 hours
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