Postpartum dry mouth and related syndromes:an introduction of Postpartum dry mouth distention and fullness, postpartum blood thirst(postpartum thirst due to hemorrhage), postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, postpartum abdominal distension fullness and oppression vomit, postpartum retching counterflow no appetite, postpartum acute gastroenteritis.


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Postpartum dry mouth distention and fullness.
Postpartum dry mouth 
 ✵The Postpartum dry mouth distention and fullness is a dry mouth distention and fullness following childbirth due to various pathogenic reasons.

 ✧ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for the Postpartum dry mouth distention and fullness are normally including great deficiency of Ying and Wei(nutrient Qi and defense Qi), Qi and blood unstable, eat too early, indigestion in the stomach, toxins accumulated in the stomach, flow upward and bind in the chest, thus dry mouth and thirst, distention and fullness under the heart.

 ✵The Postpartum dry mouth distention and fullness common types are known including:

 ✧ Postpartum dry mouth distention and fullness, eat grain food, or sorrow and vexation interior, hurt by external dryness and heat, drink and eat sweet, lead to dry mouth distention and fullness.

 ✧ Postpartum dry mouth distention and fullness, vexation and irritable, or dryness heat of external heat, see belong to which channels.

 ✵The woman dry mouth syndrome sometimes accompanied by pain in the throat, known as woman dry mouth with throat pain syndrome, or sometimes only pain in the throat, due to various pathogenic reasons.

 ✧ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for the dry mouth with pain in throat syndrome are normally including deficient fire from the triple energizer, or heat accumulation from diet and food source before childbirth,etc.
 ✵Ancient herbalists and representative works hold this or similar pathogenic reasons are introduced:

 "Woman suffers from pain in throat, what is it? It is due to deficient fire flow upward." [03].

 "Woman suffers from fever after childbirth, dry mouth and thirst, dry lip cracked and grow out sore, what is it? This is the condition that she ever took much spicy and hot food, garlic and red pepper, chicken and fish, heat accumulated in the spleen and stomach, Qi going upward and affect the upper energizer..." [03].

 "Dry mouth distention and stagnancy: the syndrome dry mouth distention and stagnancy, is due to blood and Qi extreme deficient, insufficiency of the middle Qi, take wheat food too early, the spleen and stomach could not digest it, toxins accumulated in the stomach, flow upward and affect in the chest, as this syndrome.
 In case the woman's Zang-viscera Qi deficient, also affected by cold, abdominal distention and pain, vomit or throw up and nausea, reduced appetite(take less food and drink), also due to blood and Qi sudden deficient after childbirth, affected by wind and cold pathogen, as a result, the cold pathogen in domination endogenously, old disease turn severe..." [05].



Postpartum blood thirst(postpartum thirst due to hemorrhage).
Postpartum Thirst 
 ✵Postpartum blood-thirst(postpartum thirst due to hemorrhage) is blood-thirst or thirst occurring following childbirth, due to various pathogenic reasons.

 ✧ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for postpartum blood-thirst are normally including exhaustion of body fluid, heat due to blood and Yin deficiency.

 "Thirst after childbirth:...lose excessive volume of blood after childbirth, exhaustion of body fluid internally, sudden deficiency of the stomach Qi, immediately generates endogenous heat, as a result, thirst, dry pharynx and thirst..." [05].

 "Thirst after childbirth: woman suffers from thirst after childbirth,(1).due to Qi deficiency and body fluid insufficiency...;(2).due to blood deficiency,...in severe case,..." [06].



 ✵The Postpartum blood-thirst(postpartum thirst due to hemorrhage) common types are known including:

 ✧ Postpartum blood thirst(postpartum thirst due to hemorrhage), great thirst, incessant and unstoppable.

 ✧ Postpartum blood thirst(postpartum thirst due to hemorrhage), blood thirst after childbirth, drink water frequently.

 ✧ Postpartum blood thirst(postpartum thirst due to hemorrhage), blood thirst after childbirth, powerless or lack of strength.

Postpartum thirst and difficulty in urination.
Postpartum Thirst and difficulty in urination 
 ✵Postpartum thirst and difficulty in urination(dysuria, difficulty in micturition) is thirst or thirst with difficulty in urination occurring following childbirth, other symptoms observed might including dry pharynx(dryness in the throat), dry thirst, due to various pathogenic reasons.

 ✧ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for postpartum thirst and difficulty in urination are normally including loss of blood, or much perspiration, lack of water and grains.
 ✵Ancient herbalists and representative works hold this or similar pathogenic reasons are introduced:

 "After childbirth, suffers from thirst or thirst with difficulty in urination, mostly due to loss of blood, or much perspiration, is the condition lack of water and grains. For the water and grains consumed in daily life, received in the stomach viscus and transported by the lung and spleen viscus, the essence and clear Qi transformed to body liquid, the Qi connect to the heart, affected by the fire and then transformed to blood, flow down to the urinary bladder and turn to urine, during the childbearing and loss of blood, and much perspiration, strain and tiredness hurt the spleen, could not transporting body fluid for the stomach, the generating and transforming Qi not runs well, as a result, there is little body fluid flows upward, and suffers from dry pharynx dry thirst, the Qi at the lower not going upward and symptoms stomach and kidney obstacles...should not understand dry pharynx is due to fire,...should not understand that the difficulty in urination is water stagnant..." [02].

 "Case after childbirth, suffers from thirst, dry pharynx(dryness in throat), or thirst and difficulty in urination. Other symptoms might be observed: much perspiration, chronic difficulty in defecation(chronic constipation), serious thirst." [02].

 "Dry mouth with oliguresis(short of urine): lose blood after childbirth, or much perspiration, Qi deficiency and could not prompt fluid,...as a result, body fluid does not flow upward, thirst and dry pharynx, the lower Qi not ascending, difficulty in urine, or short of urine..." [05].Different type are introduced:
 (1).Woman suffers from dry mouth with oliguresis(short of urine) after childbirth, much perspiration(much sweating) and lose body fluid;
 (2).Woman suffers from dry mouth with oliguresis(short of urine) after childbirth, in case no pain clots;
 (3).Woman suffers from dry mouth with oliguresis(short of urine) after childbirth, in case very thirst;
 (4).Woman suffers from dry mouth with oliguresis(short of urine) after childbirth, in case thirst and lack in strength
 (5).Woman suffers from dry mouth with oliguresis(short of urine) after childbirth, in case difficulty in urination, or with thirst;



Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever.
Postpartum periodical cold and fever 
 ✵The Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, is a periodical cold and periodical fever occurring following childbirth, due to various pathogenic reasons.

 ✧ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for the Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever are normally including unharmonized Yin and Yang, residue blood not dissipating, deficiency in blood and Qi, Yang success lead to heat, Yang and Yin alternating, lead to periodical cold and fever, or consumption hurt Zang and Fu-viscera, blood weak and residue blood not dissipating, enter into the lung and heat, or enter into the spleen and cold. If misdiagnosed as malaria syndrome, it is a mistake.

 ✵ The Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever common types are known including:

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, unharmonized Yin and Yang, only periodical cold and fever, no other symptoms.

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, residue blood not dissipating, stabbing pain.

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, residue blood not dissipating, obstacle Yin channels and cold, obstacle Yang channels and heat.

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, blood deficiency after childbirth, incomplete elimination of the lochia, unharmonized of Ying and Wei, Qi stagnant, Yin and Yang affecting each other, aversion to cold and fever, or spontaneous sweating, or swelling and fullness.

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, aversion to cold and hyperpyrexia(high fever), triple to five times in one night, malicious words(abusive expression), sore grow in the mouth, dry retching now and then, fatigue and depression.

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, pain in the heart, menstruation stopped, pain around the belly button, colorless facial complexion.

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, warm on the whole body, vexation and depression in heart and chest.

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, cold first and fever later, or fever first and cold later, affect once daily, or twice daily, or triple times daily, or once in two to three days.

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, malaria, half cold half fever, or fever more than cold.

 ✧ Postpartum periodical cold and periodical fever, malaria, cold more than fever.

Postpartum abdominal distension fullness and oppression vomit.
Postpartum abdominal distension 
 ✵The Postpartum abdominal distension fullness and oppression vomit is a case of abdominal distension fullness and oppression vomit occurring following childbirth, due to various pathogenic reasons.

 ✧ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for the Postpartum abdominal distension fullness and oppression vomit are normally including residue blood dissipated and flow into the spleen and stomach, affect the spleen and the spleen lost its function of transforming essence, lead to distention in the abdomen, affect the stomach and the stomach could not accept food and water lead to throwing up or vomit. If misdiagnosed as normal distention and vomit, and treat as distention or vomit herbs, might hurt the Positive Qi and it will be difficult to recover.

 ✵The Postpartum abdominal distension fullness and oppression vomit common types are known including:

 ✧ Postpartum abdominal distension fullness and oppression vomit, distention and fullness in the abdomen, oppression in abdomen and chest, vomit or throw up.

Postpartum retching counterflow no appetite.
Postpartum retching counterflow 
 ✵The Postpartum retching counterflow no appetite is a case of retching counterflow no appetite occurring following childbirth, due to various pathogenic reasons.

 ✧ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for the Postpartum retching counterflow no appetite are normally including hurt of Zang-viscera and Fu-viscera after childbirth, or Qi excess and affect the stomach and intestines, dryness of stomach and intestines leading to Qi counterflow, result in vomiting and throw up, no food intake.
 ✵Ancient herbalists and representative works hold this or similar pathogenic reasons are introduced:

 "The stomach viscus, is a sea of water and grains.The essence of water and grains, transformed into blood and Qi, nourish and moistening the Zang and Fu-viscera. Strain and consumption hurt the Zang and Fu-viscera after childbirth, coldness pathogen easily invades and enters into the intestine and stomach viscus, as a result Qi counterflow vomit and no appetite." [02].

 "Case after childbirth, retching counterflow, no appetite(do not take food).

 Case after childbirth, a woman suffers from cough, retching counterflow, vomit, heart affected and dizziness.

 Case over seven days after childbirth, a woman suffers from retching counterflow, no appetite(do not take food)." [02].

 "Woman suffers from a hundred syndromes(many) after childbirth, there are three serious syndromes among them, what are they? The three serious syndromes are vomit, diarrhea, night sweating. In the condition one serious syndrome observed, it is not easy to treat, if all the three serious syndromes occurred, it is in risk conditions. Should treat the syndrome with serious symptoms, and then for other syndromes." [03].

 "Woman suffers from abdominal pain, vomit and throws up after childbirth, due to residue lochia passing in less volume, residue blood invading the spleen by chances of deficiency, and lead to distention fullness, affect the stomach and vomit or throw up." [04].Different types are introduced:
 (1).Woman suffers from abdominal pain, vomit and throws up after childbirth, residue blood invading the spleen by chances of deficiency, distention fullness, affect the stomach and vomit or throw up;
 (2).Woman suffers from distention in abdomen, vomit and throws up, is the case stomach incoordination;
 (3).Woman suffers from retching(dysemesia) and unstoppable, no appetite(do not want to take food or drink), is the case of stomach incoordination and weakness;
 (4).Woman suffers from vomit from deficiency cold of the spleen Qi, poor appetite and pain in abdomen;



 ✵The Postpartum retching counterflow no appetite common types are known including:

 ✧ Postpartum retching counterflow no appetite, coldness in the spleen and stomach after childbirth, fullness and depression in chest and heart, vomit and retching counterflow, lacking strength in limbs, no appetite(no food intake).

 ✧ Postpartum retching counterflow no appetite, disorder of stomach-Qi, incessant vomit and throw up, no appetite(no food intake) at all.

 ✧ Postpartum retching counterflow no appetite, no other syndromes after childbirth, only vomit and throw up, no appetite(no food intake).

Postpartum acute gastroenteritis.
Postpartum acute gastroenteritis 
 ✵The Postpartum acute gastroenteritis is a case of acute gastroenteritis occurring following childbirth, due to various pathogenic reasons.

 ✧ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for the Postpartum acute gastroenteritis are normally including hurt of Qi and blood after childbirth, deficiency of Zang and Fu-viscera, or indigestion of food, affect by wind and cold pathogen. Irregularity of Yin and Yang, Qing and Zhuo interact each other, Qi chaotic in stomach and intestines, Positive Qi and pathogens combat each other, inharmony of cold and heat, throw up and diarrhea, thus known as Huo Luan(acute gastroenteritis).

 "Woman suffers from Huo Luan(acute gastroenteritis) after childbirth, due to various reasons..." [04].Different types are introduced:
 (1).Woman suffers from Huo Luan(acute gastroenteritis), thirst and drinks water;
 (2).Woman suffers from Huo Luan(acute gastroenteritis), much cold and not thirst;
 (3).Woman suffers from Huo Luan(acute gastroenteritis), vomit dysentery and cold limbs;
 (4).Woman suffers from Huo Luan(acute gastroenteritis), severe pain in abdomen and cold in hands and feet;



 ✵The Postpartum acute gastroenteritis common types are known including:

 ✧ Postpartum acute gastroenteritis, thirst and drink water.

 ✧ Postpartum acute gastroenteritis, cold and not drink water.

 ✧ Postpartum acute gastroenteritis, after childbirth, vomiting and dysentery, pain in abdomen(abdominal pain), polydipsia(excessive thirst,vexation and thirst), counterflow cold of the extremities(counterflow cold of the hands,feet,arms and legs).

 ✧ Postpartum acute gastroenteritis, after childbirth, incessant vomiting and dysentery, counterflow cold of the extremities(counterflow cold of the hands,feet,arms and legs).

 ✧ Postpartum acute gastroenteritis, after childbirth, incessant vomiting and dysentery.

 ✧ Postpartum acute gastroenteritis, after childbirth, deficiency pain in abdomen.

References:
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