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✵The throat disease normally has close relationships with lung, stomach, liver, and kidney. Common Throat disease is introduced: sore swollen throat(swelling and pain in the throat), itchy throat, globus hysteriocus, toneless voice, etc.
✵The Throat wind is also known as acute throat trouble. The throat wind is a general term for serious conditions of swelling and pain in the throat with difficulty in breathing and swallowing.
✵ The symptoms of the throat wind, attack suddenly, swelling and pain attack on one side or both sides of the laryngeal part of pharynx, dysphagia(hard to swallow), swelling and pain increased in several hours and possibly affect the whole area of the pharynx, accompanied symptoms fever and fear cold, much phlegm, inhibited voidings of urine, constipation, fatigue tired and weak powerless.
✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Throat wind(acute throat trouble) are known from various origins, mainly because of accumulation of heat inside the lung and stomach, and affected by exogenous wind pathogens. The throat wind(acute throat trouble) trouble with people in the age of young and postadolescence, the pathogen possibly invaginated (fold inward) in 2 to 3 days, and lead to dyspnea(difficult breathing).
Putrefying throat wind(erosional pharyngalgia).
✵The Putrefying throat wind is also known as erosional pharyngalgia, or putrefying throat pharyngalgia, or rotten throat wind.
✵ The symptoms of the Putrefying throat wind or erosional pharyngalgia, known as: attack suddenly and swelling pain of the throat, white spots or white points appear on the painful sites, scattered since the early stage, turn to solid corrosion later, and appear erosional rotten surface size like soybean, even spread to the uvula.
Acute laryngeal infection(lockjawed laryngalgia).
✵The Acute laryngeal infection is also known as lockjawed laryngalgia, or Twisted throat wind.
✵ The symptoms of the Acute laryngeal infection or Twisted throat wind, known as: sudden swelling and pain of the pharynx and larynx, fever, locked jaw(jaws are tightly locked),trismus or clenched jaw preventing speech(hardly to speak).
Anemopyretic laryngalgia(wind-heat pharyngitis).
✵The Anemopyretic laryngalgia is also known as wind-heat pharyngitis.
✵ The symptoms of the Anemopyretic laryngalgia or wind-heat pharyngitis, known as: in the early stage, dry and scorching hot sensation at one side of both sides of the pharynx and larynx, slightly red slight swelling and slight pain, observed red small rash observed on the throat mucosa, leading to obstruction of diet, accompanied with fever or cold; in later stage the conditions of swelling red pain turns severe, something obstruction in the throat, pain if touched, thick and much phlegm, hard to spit out.
✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Anemopyretic laryngalgia(wind-heat pharyngitis) are known from exogenous wind and heat, which lead to accumulation of heat in the lung and stomach.
✵The Hypopyretic laryngalgia is also known as deficiency-fire pharyngitis.
✵ The symptoms of the Hypopyretic laryngalgia or deficiency-fire pharyngitis, known as: in the long period, slight pain in the throat, slight swelling, slight red, condition mild in day time, and server in night, dry mouth and dry throat, fever or heat in the heart of the palms and soles; or not red and not swelling, but slight pain, fear cold, cold in hand and feet.
✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Hypopyretic laryngalgia(deficiency-fire pharyngitis) are known from the deficiency of kidney and liver.
✵The Nippled moth is also known as tonsillitis, or throat moth.
✵ The symptoms of the Nippled moth or tonsillitis, known as: attack the both sides of the pharynx and larynx, swelling hump, its shape is similar to nipple, or as silkworm moth, so this disease is also known as "nippled moth" or "throat moth" in TCM. It attacks either side or both sides of the pharynx and larynx. In the early stage, red swelling pain, obstacle food intake, fever and fear cold, in severe cases pain in the ear hole, tubercle might appear on the neck area.
✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Nippled moth(tonsillitis) are known from the accumulation of heat in the lung and stomach, and triggered by exogenous wind and heat.
✵The Itchy throat, is a disease dryness in the throat, and itchy of the laryngeal, slight pain, but feel little or no pain because of itching, cough due to itchy, small red tubercles may be observed in the throat, shape like red bayberry or waxberry, without treatment, the tubercles might rotten, white membrane will grow out repeatedly at the rotten area, small holes observed on both sides, hard to cure, commonly known as throat tinea(membranous pharyngitis) in TCM, diagnosed as laryngocarcinoma(laryngeal cancer) in western medicine, should be treated as early as possible once the throat itchy sensation appeared.
✵The Globus hysteriocus or Pharynx neurosis, known as "Mei He Qi" or Plum-stone syndrome in TCM, common syndromes including: the throat not red not swelling, not pain, no any uncomfortable sensation in daily life or work hours, but when staying alone in quiet and free time, choking sensation there is something stick in the throat, could not spit out, could not swallow inside, hard to bear for the choking, turn severe in bad mood days, turn normal in days something in mind, it is known as Mei He Qi(Plum-stone syndrome, or Plum kernel syndrome), it is commonly diagnosed as chronic pharyngitis in western medicine.
✵The Toneless voice, common syndromes including: hoarse voice, difficulty in speaking, unable to speak or loss of voice completely in a severe case, commonly known as loss voice or aphonia.
✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of toneless voice are known from wind cold, or exogenous pathogen wind heat attack the lung for sudden case, or for cases from chronic disease, are known mostly from Yin hurt of the lung, could not moistening the throat.