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✵The Rhinopathy, or Rhinology is a branch that deals with the nose and its disease, also known as the nasal disease or disease of the nose.
✵ In the TCM system, the nose is the orifice to the lung, also governed by the spleen, thus any disease of the nose, should seek treatment from the lung and the spleen. The most common disease of the nose, are known including nasal congestion(nasal obstruction), clear nasal discharge, nasal cavity dryness， rhinodynia，rhinocnesmus，Nostrils incitement, red nose, Nasal bridge collapse，green nose, nasal coldness, nasal soft coal, etc. Most of these diseases will present in other diseases and normally are the concomitant diseases, thus other disease cured, the nasal disease will recover naturally.
✵ Common Rhinopathy or Nasal Disease introduced are mainly: thick nasal discharge, the red apex of the nose, rhinopolyp(nasal polyp), hemorrhinia(nasal hemorrhage), etc.
Thick nasal discharge.
✵The Thick nasal discharge, is a disease with a thick nasal discharge, common syndromes including: often thick nasal discharge color green yellow, nasal congestion, anosmia or loss of the smell sense, or accompanied with forehead pain, this is normally known as sinusitis or rhinorrhea with turbid discharge(a nasal disease characterized by persistent excessive flow of turbid nasal discharge, often seen in inflammation of a paranasal sinus).
✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Thick nasal discharge are known from various origins, mainly from the gall heat counterflow upward, accumulation of exogenous wind and cold pathogen. In the western medical system, it is often diagnosed and identified as nasitis(rhinitis), or nasosinusitis, or frontal sinuitis(metopantritis, prosopantritis), etc.
Red apex of the nose.
✵The Red apex of the nose is also known as the red nose.
✵ The symptoms of the Red apex of the nose, are commonly known: the apex of the nose color dark red on both sides or the nasal head, even red-purple color, with red-purple papula(papilla pimple), commonly known as "acne rosacea(brandy nose, or rosacea)".
✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Red apex of the nose(acne rosacea) are known from various origins, mainly because of stomach heat and dampness stagnancy-heat toxin attack the lung, blood stasis coagulation formed, normally turn chronic and hard to cure.
✵The Rhinopolyp is also known as a nasal polyp, protruding growth from the nasal mucous membrane.
✵ The symptoms of the Rhinopolyp or nasal polyp, known as polyp or protruding grow from the nasal mucous membrane, dropping when growing bigger, color purple-red, obstruct the nose openings, lead to nasal congestion, difficulty in breath, breath with mouth instead, commonly known as "Nasal piles".
✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Rhinopolyp(nasal polyp) are known from various origins, mainly because of wind dampness heat pathogen attack the lung meridians.
✵The Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage, attack of bleeding from the nose, also known as nosebleed or epistaxis. The pathogenic reasons of hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage, are known due to lung heat, or due to stomach heat, or due to liver fire. Thus the nasal hemorrhage or hemorrhinia could be classified into types: Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage of lung heat type, Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage of stomach heat type, Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage of the liver fire type.
Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage of stomach heat type.
✵The Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage due to stomach heat is a kind of nosebleed or epistaxis caused by heat accumulation in the stomach.
✵ The symptoms of the hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage due to stomach heat, are known commonly including dry nose and nose bleeding, thirst and like a cold drink, fetid breath halitosis(breath stinks, bad breath), defecate is dry or constipated.
Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage of lung heat type.
✵The Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage due to lung heat is a kind of nosebleed or epistaxis caused by heat accumulation in the lung.
✵ The symptoms of the hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage due to lung heat, are known commonly including dryness in the nose, bleeding, dry mouth, itchy throat, dry cough.
Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage of liver fire type.
✵The Hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage due to liver fire is a kind of nosebleed or epistaxis caused by heat accumulation in the liver.
✵ The symptoms of the hemorrhinia or nasal hemorrhage due to liver fire, are known commonly including nose bleeding, headache, dizziness and dazzled, red eyes(hot eyes), irritable or easy to anger.