Furuncle is a common acute purulent disease in surgery. It is named because of its small, deep roots and hard as nails. It can be seen in the face of modern medicine, hand and foot furuncle, carbuncle, acute paronychia, and acute lymphangitis. Acupuncture has a certain effect on boils. When the furuncle becomes red, swollen and hard at first, avoid squeezing (especially the "dangerous triangle" on the head and face), and acupuncture on the affected area is not recommended to prevent the spread of infection. The yellowing syndrome of boils is dangerous and must be rescued in time. If the boil has become pus, it should be transferred to surgery. People who are susceptible to boils should avoid spicy and fishy foods, and try to quit smoking and alcohol.
Mumps is an acute non-suppurative infectious disease of the parotid gland caused by a virus. It is mainly characterized by swelling and pain in the parotid area under the ears. Acupuncture is effective in treating mumps. Patients with complications should be treated symptomatically in time. The disease is very contagious, so children who are ill should pay attention to isolation. During the onset of the disease, it is advisable to have a light diet and drink plenty of water to keep the stool smooth.
3. Breast hyperplasia
It is an endocrine disorder characterized by breast pain and lumps. Mainly due to the disorder of female hormone metabolism, especially the imbalance of the ratio of estrogen and progesterone, the hyperplasia of breast parenchyma or the abnormal quality and quantity of female hormone receptors in part of the breast parenchymal components, resulting in uneven proliferation of various parts of the breast . The condition of some patients is related to the menstrual cycle. Acupuncture has a good effect on this disease, and it can shrink or disappear breast lumps. Menstrual disorders and chronic inflammation of the uterus and appendages should be treated in time. A small number of patients may become cancerous and should be treated with surgery if necessary. Keep a good mood. Control the intake of fatty foods.
Acupuncture has a better effect on patients with acute appendicitis without suppuration. If it has been purulent or perforated, it must be transferred to surgery. Local chronic appendicitis can be combined with moxa moxibustion or ginger moxibustion. During the treatment period, a light liquid diet should be given priority.
Cholelithiasis refers to stones that occur in the gallbladder or bile duct. Acupuncture has a satisfactory effect on the treatment of cholelithiasis. Generally, hepatolithiasis with a diameter of less than 1 cm has a better effect. If the diameter of the stone exceeds 2-3cm. Surgical treatment should be taken. The diet should be light and greasy food should be avoided.
Erysipelas is an acute infectious disease in which the skin is suddenly burning and painful, and the color is as pill. It is equivalent to the acute reticulolymphangitis of modern medicine. In the case of skin damage, tinea pedis, ulcers, etc., it is caused by the invasion of intradermal lymphatic beta-hemolytic streptococcus. Acupuncture and moxibustion have a good effect on the treatment of this disease, but it is mostly used for lower limb erysipelas. The condition of erysipelas on the head and face and newborns is generally severe. Comprehensive therapy should be used.
Acupuncture has a good effect on this disease, and can relieve symptoms such as hemorrhoid pain and bleeding. Develop the habit of defecation regularly and keep the stool smooth, which can reduce the occurrence of hemorrhoids. Drink more boiled water, eat more fresh vegetables and fruits, and avoid spicy food.
Anal prolapse is a partial or full-thickness prolapse of the rectal mucosa outside the anus. It is equivalent to "rectal prolapse" in modern medicine. It is common in children, the elderly and prolific women. Mainly related to anatomical defects, tissue weakness and increased abdominal pressure. Acupuncture and moxibustion have a significant effect on first-degree rectal prolapse, and comprehensive treatment should be taken for severe rectal prolapse. Actively treat primary diseases such as chronic diarrhea, chronic cough, constipation, etc. to reduce abdominal pressure. Cooperate with abdominal muscle function exercises, often do levator anus exercises. During the treatment period, it is advisable to eat lightly and avoid the adverse stimulation of tobacco, alcohol and spicy food.
9. Alopecia areata
Alopecia areata refers to the occurrence of round or oval patchy alopecia on the scalp. It is a skin disease characterized by no inflammation at the bald area, normal local skin, and no symptoms. The development is rapid, and patients with 5-10℅ can quickly lose all their hair within a few days to several months. A small number of patients may involve the loss of armpit hair, pubic hair, eyebrows, and beard, which is called alopecia areata. Modern medicine summarizes its etiology and pathogenesis as mental factors, autoimmune disorders and other factors. Acupuncture treatment of this disease is mainly based on partial puncture of skin needles. After puncture, mild moxibustion with local moxa sticks can be used for 10-15 minutes. For small areas of alopecia areata, moxibustion can be used alone. Depending on the patient's physique, the degree of hair loss is different, the treatment time is also different, ranging from a few weeks to a few months. Usually, you should keep your mood at ease and actively exercise your body to enhance immunity.