Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold

Below you will find theoretical and clinical applications information related to lung dampness - phlegm cold. We have created associations based on clinical experience that lead to possible treatment approaches with acupuncture points, individual herbs, TCM formulas, and more.

Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold - Basics

Chronic cough which comes in bouts, profuse white sputum that is easy to expectorate, fullness of the chest, asthma is possible, can be either a chronic or acute condition.

Tongue Diagnosis

Thick sticky white coat.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Slippery or Weak, floating & fine.

Pulse Dx

1 Point Is Empirically Important For Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold

The following 5 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold

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    Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of lung dampness - phlegm cold 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 9 conditions may arise from lung dampness - phlegm cold . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Asthma· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Bronchitis· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency 
    Cough· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Lung Dryness 
    Lung Cancer· Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Morning Sickness· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp · Stomach Cold · Stomach Rebellious Qi 
    Neuropathy· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Blood Stagnation 
    Tracheobronchitis· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Dryness 
    Trigeminal Neuralgia· Liver Fire · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Stomach Fire · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Wheezing (Dyspnea)· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Lung Dryness 

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