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SP/ST
Abdominal Pain
fu tong:

Excess Cold
Features:
-Relatively acute, severe colicky pain.
-cold s/sx
-N/V
-constipation or diarrhea (MC)
-T: white coat
-P: wiry, tight (can still feel pulse wave)

Formula:
ZHENG QI TIAN XIANG SAN
LIANG FU WAN

Acupuncture:
R 12 M
R 8 M
ST 25 M
R 6 M
ST 34 - stop acute pain
ST 36
ST 37 - cold from ST/LI
SP 4 regulate SP/ST, stop pain
SP 6
SP/ST
Abdominal Pain
fu tong:

Deficiency Cold
Features:
-chronic, intermittent, dull pain
-cold s/sx
-SOB, Kd yang xu s/sx
-T: pale, poss. swollen, white coat
-P: thready, weak

Formula:
XIAO JIAN ZHONG TANG

Acupuncture:
R 12 M
ST 25 M
R 6 M
R 4 M
ST 36 M
SP 4
SP 6 M
Kd 3 M
LI 11 M - warms yang ming, stimulates yang in general when moxaed
SP/ST
Abdominal Pain
fu tong:

Heat
Features:
-Abd. pain, fullness, distention. Feels warmer/hot to touch
-fever, thirst, dry mouth...
-T: red or red spots, greasy or dry brown or yellow coat
-P: strong, bounding, rapid, slippery OR deep, strong

Formula:
DA CHENG QI TANG

Acupuncture:
ST 25
ST 37
ST 39
ST 44
UB 25
ahshi, surround dragon of focal pain
SP/ST
Abdominal Pain
fu tong:

Liver Qi Stagnation
Features:
-Abd. distention, pain d/t emo
-intermittent, variable, mutable pain in a large area, better with passing of gas
-alt. constipation & diarrhea
-passing gas, belching helps
-cold fingers and toes
-T: normal, darkish or with red edges
-P: wiry

Formula:
CHAI HU SHU GAN SAN

Acupuncture:
R 6
ST 25
ST 21
LV 13
LV 3
PC 6 - soothe LV, harmonize MJ, stop pain, calm shen
GB 34 & SJ 6 - reg. abd. qi, relieve LV->SP/ST
ST 36 reg. qi, stop pain
SP/ST
Abdominal Pain
fu tong:

Blood Stagnation
Features:
-Stasis s/sx
-palpable masses
-T: purple or brown/purple spots, SLV
-P: thready, choppy or wiry

Formula:
SHAO FU ZHU YU TANG

Acupuncture:
-ahshi or distal relative pts on lower limb ST channel (39-39)
-ST 25
-R 6
-UB 25
-SP 10
-SP 6 - move blood, dispel stasis
-SP 4 - reg. SP/ST
-LI 4 & LV 3 - invigorate qi & blood, sedative, calming, ease spasm and pain
SP/ST
Abdominal Pain
fu tong:

Food Stagnation
Features:
-abd. fullness & pain relieved by belching, BM or gas
-sour foul belch & gas
-loss of appetite
-reflux
-vomit of sour undig. food
-constipation or diarrhea
-T: thick, greasy
-P: slippery, strong

Formula:
BAO HE WAN

Acupuncture:
R 12
ST 25
R 6
ST 36
ST 40
LI 10 - benefit digestion, reg. GI
ST 44 - CH from ST, alleviate food stagnation