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The Oriental Medicine Treatment of Herpes Zoster

Dermatological

A Case of Herpes Zoster

Nancy, 52 year-old female, paid her first visit on October 10, 2000, complained of rashes with burning pain on the area right below the left breast for 3 days.

She noticed millet-sized red rashes three days ago, which developed into small blisters and are clustered two days later. The affected area is very painful. Other symptoms include mild headache, anxiety, bitter taste in the mouth, mild constipation. She had not taken any medication for this problem.

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Treatment of Herpes Zoster (Shingles) with Asian Herbal Medicine

Dermatological

Chief Complaint: Damp heat

Western Diagnosis: Herpes Zoster

Medical History: 33 yr old male civil engineer with recent onset red inflamed area on left lateral thigh for one week.

Pulse exam: Liver pulse wiry Spleen pulse Xu

Tongue exam: Yellow coat on back scalloped on sides Red

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Headache, nose clear discharge, low fever, severe chill, influenza treated with Asian medicine

Infectious

Chief Complaint: Headache, nose clear discharge, low fever, severe chill

Western Diagnosis: influenza

Medical History: The patient had these symptoms suddenly after exposure to cold and wind.
This man has appropriate diet, but does not do any exercise. He does not smoke, no alcohol.

Pulse exam: Pulse was superficial and slow

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fever, swollen tonsils, headache, hard to swallow, malaise of extremities, Acute Tonsillitis

EENT

Chief Complaint: fever, swollen tonsils, headache, hard to swallow, malaise of extremities

Western Diagnosis: Acute Tonsillitis

Medical History: Female age 13 years old. No prior history of tonsillitis. Normal diet. Regular exercise. Non-smoker, non-drinker. Note: Was given a routine TB test 1 month before at school.

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