Generally treatment would be based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting points by function alone, (see general points selection rules.)
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The Chinese Medicine treatment of heat in the blood generally involves being certain that this pattern is the proper diagnosis. Each pattern may have multiple conditions and each condition may arise from one or more patterns (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).
The following 8 conditions may arise from heat in the blood . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.
|Conditions||Other Possible Patterns|
|Acne||¤ Liver Fire ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat|
|Dermatitis||¤ Liver Wind ¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Liver Yin Deficiency|
|Eczema||¤ Liver Wind ¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Liver Yin Deficiency|
|Furuncles (Boils)||¤ Liver Wind|
|Hemorrhoids||¤ Liver Fire ¤ Liver Yang Rising ¤ Bladder Damp Heat|
|Liver Cancer - Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)||¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Liver Yin Deficiency ¤ Liver Blood Stagnation|
|Psoriasis||¤ Liver Wind ¤ Blood Stagnation|
|Toothache||¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Shen Disturbance|