Knowledge:Stomatopathy and Odontopathy(Disease of mouth and teeth).

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Stomatopathy and Odontopathy(Disease of mouth and teeth).
TCM Knowledge:Stomatopathy and Odontopathy 
 ✵The Stomatopathy or Rhinology is a branch that deals with the mouth, teeth and its disease, also known as the Disease of mouth and teeth.

 ✵ In the healthy conditions, there should have no abnormal taste or abnormal sensation in the mouth, so if there is some abnormal tastes in the mouth, or sour, or sweet, or bitter, or salt, or bad breath, etc, there might have disease. In the TCM system, the mouth is known as the orifices of the spleen, the spleen and stomach stand in an interior-exterior relationship, the saliva or body fluid go through the five Zang viscera, thus the abnormal taste of the mouth could reflect the pathological changes of the five Zang viscera.

 ✵Common Stomatopathy or mouth disease introduced are mainly: tastelessness(bland taste in the mouth), bitter taste, sweet taste, salty taste, sour taste of mouth, Spicy mouth, sticky and greasy in mouth, halitosis(fetid breath halitosis), aphtha, oral ulceration(aphthous stomatitis), etc.

 ✵The teeth, is an expanded part of the skeleton, governed by the kidney, the meridians and channels of stomach and large intestines go through the upper and lower gingiva, thus, the toothache disease normally has close relationship with the kidney, stomach, and large intestines.

 ✵Common Odontopathy or teeth disease introduced are mainly: Wind-cold toothache, Stomach-fire toothache, Kidney deficiency stomach fire toothache, tooth decay toothache, Cold and hot toothache, gingival bleeding of stomach-fire, gingival bleeding of kidney deficiency, etc.

Tastelessness(bland taste in the mouth).
Stomatopathy:Tastelessness,bland taste in the mouth 
 ✵The Tastelessness or bland taste in the mouth, is a disease that tasteless or taste bland in the mouth, no pleasure in eating, except the common cold disease, if accompanied by symptoms fatigue and powerless, mental fatigue, thin sloppy stool, this case is normally defined as tastelessness or bland taste in the mouth. normally caused by the pathogenic deficiency of the spleen and stomach.

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of tastelessness or bland taste in the mouth are known from various origins, mainly from the pathogenic deficiency of the spleen, and deficiency of the stomach, etc.

Bitter taste.
Stomatopathy:Bitter taste 
 ✵The Bitter taste is also known as bitterness in the mouth, is a disease that taste bitterness in the mouth.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Bitter taste, or bitterness in the mouth, are commonly known: no obvious uncomfortableness in daily life, only bitterness in mouth or dry bitterness in mouth, any food intake in the mouth, will lead to bitter taste, in the TCM system, the disease is also known as "Dan Dan(Gallbladder dampness)".

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Bitter taste, or Dan Dan(Gallbladder dampness) are known from various origins, mainly because for make no decision and hesitation, stagnancy-heat accumulation in the gallbladder, its catharsis function goes abnormal, the gallbladder Qi go counterflow upward, and lead to main symptoms bitterness in the mouth.

Sweet taste.
Stomatopathy:Sweet taste 
 ✵The Sweet taste is also known as sweet taste in the mouth.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Sweet taste, known as taste sweet in the mouth, similarly as sucking candy in the mouth, in the TCM system, the disease is also known as "Pi Dan(Spleen dampness)".

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons for Sweet taste, or Pi Dan(Spleen dampness) are known from various origins, mainly because eating too much sweet and fatty foods, then the symptoms are known as sweet taste in the mouth, normally its pathological changes will turn to wasting thirst.Ancient herbal classics Suwen.QiBingLun(Plan Question.On Strange Diseases) recorded: "there are cases sweet in the mouth, this is because of the overflowing of five Qi, and known as Pi Dan. For five taste foods enter into the mouth, stored in the stomach, the spleen transform them and spread essence and Qi, the body fluid accumulated in the spleen, thus lead to sweet taste in the mouth.", this disease also caused by the accumulation of dampness and heat in the spleen meridians.

Salty taste.
Stomatopathy:Salty taste 
 ✵The Salty taste is also known as a saltiness of mouth or salty taste in the mouth.

 ✵ The symptoms of the salty taste, symptoms are known often salty taste in the mouth, mouth salty, dry mouth, fever in the heart of palm and feet, the pathogenic reasons of this case are mainly due to Yin deficiency and deficiency fire counterflow upward in TCM; another case of the salty taste, symptoms are known including salty taste in the mouth, salivation(hydroptysis, spitting clear saliva), fear cold, the pathogenic reasons of this case are mainly due to Yang deficiency of the kidney in the TCM.

 ✦ The treatment of related cases, should follow principles accordingly.

Sour taste of mouth.
Stomatopathy:Sour taste of mouth 
 ✵The Sour taste of mouth is also known as sour in the mouth.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Sour taste of mouth, known as often sense sour taste in the mouth, whether take food or not, might also be accompanied with symptoms distending pain in hypochondrium, heave a sigh again and again.

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Sour taste of mouth are known from various origins, mainly because of liver heat attack the spleen.

Spicy mouth.
Stomatopathy:Spicy mouth 
 ✵The Spicy mouth is also known as spicy taste or hot taste in the mouth.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Spicy mouth or spicy taste, known as often sense spicy taste or hot taste in the mouth, and pungent or spicy and hot on the end of the tongue, or fishy smell in the mouth, or a cough simultaneously.

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Spicy mouth are known from various origins, mainly because of heat accumulation in the lung.

Sticky and greasy in mouth.
Stomatopathy:Sticky and greasy in mouth 
 ✵The Sticky and greasy in the mouth is also known as sticky slimy sensation in the mouth.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Sticky and greasy in the mouth, known as often have sticky taste in the mouth and uncomfortable, thick and turbid spittle, poor appetite, low mood and depression, thoracic and epigastric distension, heavy limbs and heavy body.

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Sticky and greasy in the mouth are known from various origins, mainly because of stomach and spleen lose function of digestion and transformation, dampness and turbid pathogens accumulation internally.

Halitosis(fetid breath halitosis).
Stomatopathy:Halitosis or fetid breath halitosis 
 ✵The Halitosis is also known as fetid breath halitosis or bad breath.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Halitosis or fetid breath halitosis, known including: bad breath and breath smells ugly, for the mild case the patient will sense ugly or bad smells from own mouth, for the severe case the patient's bad breath will smells people close to him, or smells like rotten meat or rotten eggs, or smells as dirty toilet with stools.

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Halitosis(fetid breath halitosis) are known from various origins, mainly because of dietary stagnation, or abundant stomach fire, or Intraoral sores or gingival sores, etc.

Aphtha.
Stomatopathy:Aphtha 
 ✵The Aphtha is a superficial small ulcer on the buccal mucosa.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Aphtha, known including: white small ulcer bubbles attack on the cavioris bucca, intraoral lip, tongue-edge, red and swelling, affect food intake and could not take food.

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Aphtha are known from various origins, mainly because of heat accumulation in the heart and spleen meridians and counterflow attack upward. There are two types syndrome could be differentiated in TCM, one case with symptoms ulcer bubbles color fresh red, fire burning sense in the mouth, stigmatosis or rotten spots spread densely, cheek and tongue are all swelling, vexation upset with yellow urine, dry stool(defecate is dry), is defined as Aphtha of excess-fire type; another case with symptoms ulcer bubbles color pink-red, recurrent attacks, is defined as Aphtha of deficient-fire.

Oral ulceration(aphthous stomatitis).
Stomatopathy:Oral ulceration 
 ✵The Oral ulceration is also known as aphthous stomatitis, or oral erosion, a condition marked by multiple spots of erosion on the buccal mucosa.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Oral ulceration or oral erosion, known including: the rotten area of the mouth or tongue, covered by a layer of white spots looks like snow or frost, wipe with cloth and water, the bottom layer red stabbing pain, in severe case the spots will cover the whole mouth or even to the pharynx and larynx, with symptoms hard to intake food.

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Oral ulceration are known from various origins, mainly because of heat toxins accumulation and attack the upper gastric opening, also because of stomach heat and spleen deficiency with dampness pathogen, with symptoms bad breath and diarrhea.

Wind-cold toothache.
Odontopathy:Wind-cold toothache 
 ✵The Wind-cold toothache is paroxysmal attacks of a toothache aggravated by cold.

 ✵ The symptoms of a Wind-cold toothache, are known commonly including tooth pain or a toothache once breath cold air, or take cold food, or drink cold water.

Stomach-fire toothache.
Odontopathy:Stomach-fire toothache 
 ✵The Stomach-fire toothache is an intense toothache with marked gingival redness, swelling, and discharge of pus or oozing of blood.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Stomach-fire toothache, are known commonly including tooth pain or toothache once teeth touch heat, or once take spicy and hot food, gingival redness.

Kidney deficiency stomach fire toothache.
Odontopathy:Kidney deficiency stomach fire toothache 
 ✵The Kidney deficiency stomach fire toothache, is a slight, dull toothache with mild gingival redness and swelling or even atrophy.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Kidney deficiency stomach fire toothache, are known commonly including suffering from tooth pain or a toothache often, and gingival swelling(gums are swollen), pain spread to heat, upset and vexation, fever in the heart of the palms and feet.

Tooth decay toothache.
Odontopathy:Tooth decay toothache 
 ✵The Tooth decay toothache is a kind of tooth pain or a toothache due to decay tooth.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Tooth decay toothache, are known commonly including tooth pain frequently, black spots or small holes observed on the occlusal surface(chewing surfaces).

Cold and hot toothache.
Odontopathy:Cold and hot toothache 
 ✵The Cold and hot toothache is a kind of toothache or tooth pain due to cold or heat.

 ✵ The symptoms of the cold and hot toothache, are known commonly including when stimulated with heat, or stimulated with cold, the tooth pains.

Gingival bleeding of stomach-fire.
Odontopathy:Gingival bleeding of stomach-fire 
 ✵The Gingival bleeding of stomach-fire is a kind of gingival bleeding due to stomach fire.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Gingival bleeding of stomach-fire, are known commonly including bleeding in big volume, blood color dark red, foul breath.

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Gingival bleeding of stomach-fire are known from various origins, mainly because of excess-heat accumulation in the stomach meridians.

Gingival bleeding of kidney deficiency.
Odontopathy:Gingival bleeding of kidney deficiency 
 ✵The Gingival bleeding of kidney deficiency is a kind of gingival bleeding due to kidney deficiency.

 ✵ The symptoms of the Gingival bleeding of kidney deficiency, are known commonly including bleeding in a small volume, or in drops, or bleeding oozing out when wash face and brush teeth.

 ✦ In the TCM system, the pathogenic reasons of Gingival bleeding of kidney deficiency are known from various origins, mainly because of deficiency-fire accumulation in the kidney meridian.

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