Poor appetite, chest a/or epigastric oppression, sensation of cold in the abdomen which feels better with the application of heat, heavy head a/or body, lack of thirst, loose stools.
Thick sticky white coat.
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 spleen invasion - cold damp 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 6 conditions may arise from spleen invasion - cold damp . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.
|Conditions||Other Possible Patterns|
|Crohn's Disease||¤ Large Intestine Damp Heat ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Large Intestine Blood Stagnation ¤ Spleen Qi Sinking|
|Dysentary||¤ Large Intestine Damp Heat ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Large Intestine Cold ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency|
|Edema||¤ Heart Yang Deficiency ¤ Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency|
|Jaundice||¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency|
|Miscarriages||¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Kidney Jing Deficiency|
|Morning Sickness||¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Stomach Rebellious Qi|