Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat

Below you will find theoretical and clinical applications information related to spleen and stomach damp heat. We have created associations based on clinical experience that lead to possible treatment approaches with acupuncture points, individual herbs, TCM formulas, and more.

Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat - Basics

Epigastric a/or abdominal oppression, lack of appetite, heavy body, thirst with little/no desire to drink, abdominal pain, loose stools with strong odor possibly w/burning anus, nausea, vomiting, fever, headache.

Tongue Diagnosis

Yellow sticky coat.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Slippery, rapid.

Pulse Dx

7 Points Are Empirically Important For Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat

2 TCM Herbs Are Empirically Important For Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat

The following 11 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat

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    Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of spleen and stomach damp heat 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 26 conditions may arise from spleen and stomach damp heat . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Acne· Liver Fire · Heat in the Blood 
    Alcoholic Liver Disease· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat 
    Aldosteronism (Primary)· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Anorexia Nervosa· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Food Stagnation · Spleen Blood Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Appendicitis· Large Intestine Damp Heat · Large Intestine Blood Stagnation 
    Arthritis (Bi Syndromes)
    Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Liver Wind 
    Behcet's Disease· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency 
    Crohn's Disease· Large Intestine Damp Heat · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp · Large Intestine Blood Stagnation · Spleen Qi Sinking 
    Dysentary· Large Intestine Damp Heat · Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp · Stomach Dampness · Large Intestine Cold · Stomach Cold · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Dysuria (Painful Urination)· Liver Fire · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Epigastric Pain· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Fire · Stomach Cold · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation · Liver Attacking the Spleen 
    Gingivitis· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency 
    Glomerulonephritis· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Dampness · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Jaundice· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp · Stomach Dampness · Stomach Cold · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Leukemia· Liver Blood Deficiency · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Large Intestine Damp Heat · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Nausea· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Obesity (Weight Loss)· Heart Yang Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Stomach Fire · Stomach Dampness · Blood Stagnation 
    Pancreatic Cancer· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Pancreatitis· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Pyelonephritis· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency 
    Sinusitis· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Spleen Qi Deficiency 
    Toothache· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Stomach Fire · Shen Disturbance · Heat in the Blood 
    Ulcerative Colitis· Liver Qi Stagnation · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Uroschesis· Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Bladder Damp Heat 
    Vomiting· Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation · Liver Attacking the Spleen 

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