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Sexually Transmitted Disease

 

Gonorrhea - Lin Bing
Infection of the epitheliaum of the urethra cervix, rectum, pharynx or eyes by the Neiseria Gonorrhoeae gram negative bacterium. The bacterium is passed through sexual contact which has an incubation period of (2-14 days - men) or ( 7-21 days - females) and begins with discomfort of the urethra followed by dysuria and a purulent discharge which is commonly green or yellow pus. The infection will usually last 5 weeks before subsiding. The local area will
become swollen, red, itchy and painful with the local lymph nodes becoming swollen and sore. In the beginning stages there will be frequent urination and possible xue lin symptoms with prostritis, fever, headache and body ache.


Chinese Medicine Treatment of Gonorrhea:
INTERNAL
Toxic Damp Heat Invasion In The Lower Jiao
Pusy green thick discharge with swollen, painful, red local area and spasms in the lower jiao.
Long Dan Xie Gan Tang + Ba Zheng San + Bei Xie Feng Qi Yin
Excessive Heart Fire
Urinary symptoms and palpitations, insomnia, dry mouth, dry throat and ulceration in the oral cavity, yellow dry coat of the tongue
Dao Chi San + Huang Lian, Huang Bai, Lian Xi Xin
Spleen Deficiency With Damp Accumulation
Chronic, white tubid discharge, painful urnary tract, fatigue, poor appetite, irregular stools, nauseous
Wu Ling San + Yi Yi Ren, Shi Chang Po, Yi Zhi Ren
Qi And Blood Stasis - Chronic - lower jiao spasming pain, irritability, sadness, depression
Chai Hu Shi Gan San + Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang
Essence Deficiency - chronic, reproductive disorders, lower back ache, knee weakness, dizziness, tinnitus,, poor memory, fatigue
Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan + Niu Xi, Chi Qian Zi
Yang Deficiency - cold symptoms, premature ejaculation, local area cold and damp feeling, lower back weakness, cold limbs
Ji Sheng Shen Qi Wan + Yi Zhi Ren, San Piao Xiao, Mu Li, Chuan Lian Zi
EXTERNAL
Huang Bai, Pu Gong Yin, Ku Shen Wash
Prevention - pick partner carefully
Extreme complications can occour if mother is pregnant while showing Gonorrhea symptoms.


Syphilis - Qi Hua
Syphilis is caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete which can be caused by either direct or non-direct sexual contact. 3 stages: Primary Syphilis (painless Ulcer), Secondary Syphilis (whole body rash) and Tertiary Syphilis (dementia). In TCM the exterior pathogen will invade the Lung, Spleen, Liver and Kidney which will transform to fire and is easily complicated with damp phlegm. The disease can represent itself with chronic sores and joint pain.

Chinese Medicine Treatment of Syphilis:
INTERNAL
Toxic Heat Invading Lung And Spleen - usually indirect contact which mostly effects the mouth and fingers. Decreased appetite and a tight chest
Yang Mei Yi Ji San
Liver Meridian Damp Heat - early stage, direct sexual contact, genital area
Long Dan Xie Gan Tang
Toxic Heat In Blood - 2nd stage - whole body symptoms, rash, achy joints
Qing Ying Tang + Tao Hong Si Wu Tang
Toxic heat In Tendons And Bones - chronic, limbs and face swelling rash with joint pain and atrophy of muscles. Deep achy pains
Wu Hu Tang
Liver And Kidney Deficiency - late stage, years of suffering, weakness of legs and feet, lower limb numbness and pain
Di Huang Yin Zi
Heart And Kidney Deficiency - vascular heart disorders, chronic, edema, shortness of breath, palpitations
Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang
EXTERNAL
Tu Fu Ling, Lai Fu Zi, Pu Gong Ying, Chuan Jiao, Bai Xian Pi


Pointed Condyloma
Viral infection passed by direct sexual contact. Virus attacks areas where mucus membranes meet regular skin junction. They represent themselves like wart like cauliflower or mushroom looking growths which has a strong odour and release a discharge. The growths usually effect the penis, vulva or anus and can have concomitant symptoms of diarrhea, lin syndrome or abdominal pain depending on the location.
TCM - toxic damp heat invading the lower jiao and liver meridians

Chinese Medicine Treatment of Pointed Condyloma:
INTERNAL
Damp Heat - Long Dan Xie Gan Tang
Turbid Dampness - eruptions look cauliflower like with turbid discharge and itchiness
Bei Xie Shen Shi Tang
Yin Deficiency With Turbid Stagnation - chronic - local area is dry
Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan
Qi Deficiency - Chronic - spleen Qi deficiency symptoms
Gui Pi Tang
EXTERNAL
Tu Fu Ling, Lai Fu Zi, Pu Gong Ying, Chuan Jiao, Bai Xian Pi
Western Medicine - surgery - laser

 

 

 

 

 

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