Lung And Large Intestine Syndromes - Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Lung And Large Intestine Syndromes - Traditional Chinese Medicine

Test your knowledge of the Lung and Large Intestine Syndromes (first year degree Chinese Medicine level)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which syndrome has the following symptoms:  Slight shortness of breath, weak voice, easily catches colds
    • A. 

      Lung Yin Deficiency

    • B. 

      Lung Qi Deficiency

    • C. 

      Wei Qi Deficiency

    • D. 

      Kidney Qi Deficiency

  • 2. 
    Which syndrome has the following symptoms?  Dry cough, dry mouth and throat, feeling of heat in the afternoon and evening.
    • A. 

      Kidney Yin Deficiency

    • B. 

      Lung Qi Deficiency

    • C. 

      Dry-Phlegm Obstructing the Lungs

    • D. 

      Lung Yin Deficiency

  • 3. 
    Dry throat, dry mouth, dry skin, thirst and hoarse voice are the main symptoms for:
    • A. 

      Lung Dryness

    • B. 

      Large Intestine Dryness

    • C. 

      Lung Qi Deficiency

    • D. 

      Lung Heat

  • 4. 
    A patient comes in with a cold - aversion to wind, sneezing, fever and chills, an itchy throat, and a stuffy nose with clear watery mucus.  The pulse is floating and tight.  Which syndrome do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Lung Dryness

    • B. 

      Wind-Heat Invading the Lungs

    • C. 

      Wind-Dampness Invading the Lungs

    • D. 

      Wind-Cold Invading the Lungs

  • 5. 
    A patient comes in with a fever, feeling chilly, and a sore throat.  She also has a cough, and a runny nose with yellow mucus, and sneezing.  Which syndrome do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Wind-Cold Invading the Lungs

    • B. 

      Lung Yin Xu

    • C. 

      Wind-Heat Invading the Lungs

    • D. 

      Full-Heat in the Lungs

  • 6. 
    A patient has a cold.  The symptoms are sneezing, feeling chilly, a feeling of heaviness in the body with a muzzy head, a stuffy nose with profuse white mucus, a poor appetite and loose stools.  The pulse is floating and slippery.  Which syndrome do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Wind-Cold Invading the Lung

    • B. 

      Wind-Heat Invading the Lung

    • C. 

      Wind-Dampness Invading the Lung

    • D. 

      Full-Heat in the Lung

  • 7. 
    Which syndrome has the following symptoms?  abdominal pain and fullness, diarrhoea with mucus and blood in stools, offensive odour of stools and burning in the anus. 
    • A. 

      Large Intestine Dryness

    • B. 

      Spleen Qi Deficiency

    • C. 

      Damp-Heat in the Large Intestine

    • D. 

      Large Intestine Heat

  • 8. 
    Which syndrome has the following syndromes?  Constipation with dry stools, and a burning sensation in anus.  Pulse is full and rapid. 
    • A. 

      Heat in the Large Intestine

    • B. 

      Large Intestine Dryness

    • C. 

      Blood Deficiency

    • D. 

      Kidney Yin Deficiency

  • 9. 
    A child comes to you clinic with acute stomach (adbominal) cramping pain, diarrhoea, and feeling chilly.  Pulse: Deep, Tight Tongue Coat: Thick, White Which syndrome do you suspect?
    • A. 

      Spleen Yang Deficiency

    • B. 

      Cold Invading the Large Intestine

    • C. 

      Damp-Heat in the Large Intestine

    • D. 

      Large Intestine Dryness

  • 10. 
    A prolapsed anus, haemorrhoids, tiredness after bowel movement, cold limbs, poor appetite, mental exhaustion, desire to drink warm liquids, desire to have abdomen massaged. Pulse: Thin, Weak, Deep.  Which syndrome do you suspect, and what syndrome underlies it?
    • A. 

      Large Intestine Dryness - Blood Deficiency

    • B. 

      Collapse of Large Intestine - Large Intestine Dryness

    • C. 

      Collapse of Large Intestine - Spleen Qi Sinking

    • D. 

      Collapse of Large Intestine - Damp-Heat

  • 11. 
    Select all of the Lung Qi Deficiency symptoms:
    • A. 

      Slight shortness of breath

    • B. 

      Poor appetite

    • C. 

      Dry mouth and throat

    • D. 

      Easily catches colds

  • 12. 
    Select all (more than one) of the following Lung Yin Deficiency Symptoms:
    • A. 

      Weak back and knees

    • B. 

      Dry cough or cough with scanty sputum

    • C. 

      Feeling of heat in the afternoon and evening

    • D. 

      Frequent colds

    • E. 

      Dry moujth and throat

  • 13. 
    Lung Qi Deficiency can be caused by the following (check more than one):
    • A. 

      Excessive sex

    • B. 

      Prolonged stooping or poor posture

    • C. 

      Poor appetite and diet

    • D. 

      Repeated invasions of wind-cold or wind-heat

  • 14. 
    In Damp-Phlegm Obstructing the Lungs there is often an underlying Spleen Qi Deficiency. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In acute invasions aversion to cold is due to obstruction of the space between skin and muscles by Wind so Defensive (Wei) Qi cannot circulate and warm muscles. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    According to the 8 principles invasion of the Lung by Wind-Heat is an internal problem. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Sadness and Grief can weaken the Lung Qi, and the Lung Yin. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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