There are certain answers that come up frequently during the “inquiry” phase of the diagnostic interaction in Chinese medicine.
For instance, whenever you see secretions or excretions that are yellow, no matter where they appear, the diagnostic significance always points to heat.
These generalities can easily guide a practitioner toward relevant, accurate, and efficacious diagnosis. Enjoy.
It can be difficult to remember all the questions that one needs to ask during a diagnostic interview.
Long ago, the Chinese came up with a song that asks ten questions. We’ve long since lost the melody, but the words remain.