Tcm GYN Quiz 1

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GYN Quizzes & Trivia

Handouts 1, 2, and 5. Introduction to GYN Early, Late, and Irregular Periods Dysmenorrhea


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Uterus is related to these main organs: __, ___, and ___
    • A. 

      LV, HT, KD

    • B. 

      LV, SP, KD

    • C. 

      LV, PC, KD

    • D. 

      LV, HT, SP

  • 2. 
    Menarche (the onset of the first menstrual period) statistically starts at ___ years of age, with a range of ___-___ years
    • A. 

      12; 10-16

    • B. 

      13; 11-17

    • C. 

      14; 12-18

    • D. 

      11; 9-15

  • 3. 
    The mean age of menopause is ___.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      55

  • 4. 
    The menstrual cycle occurs every __-__ days and lasts __-__ days. Average menstrual phase lasts ___ days.
    • A. 

      21-35; 3-7; 5

    • B. 

      20-34; 4-8; 5

    • C. 

      21-35; 4-8; 7

    • D. 

      20-34; 3-7; 7

  • 5. 
    During this phase blood is moving, for which it relies on the free flow of liver qi and liver blood.
    • A. 

      Menstrual phase

    • B. 

      Post-menstrual phase

    • C. 

      Mid-cycle phase

    • D. 

      Pre-menstrual phase

  • 6. 
    During this phase blood and yin are relatively empty and the Penetrating and Directing vessels are depleted. (best time to tonify yin and blood)
    • A. 

      Post-menstrual phase

    • B. 

      Menstrual phase

    • C. 

      Mid-cycle phase

    • D. 

      Pre-menstrual phase

  • 7. 
    During this phase blood and yin gradually fill up in the Penetrating and Directing vessels. (ovulation, conception, best time to treat fertility)
    • A. 

      Mid-cycle phase

    • B. 

      Post-menstrual phase

    • C. 

      Pre-menstrual phase

    • D. 

      Menstrual phase

  • 8. 
    During this phase yang qi rises and liver qi moves in preparation for the period. The mobilization of liver qi is essential to move liver blood during the period. (best time to soothe LV and move LV blood, to get periods to come on time)
    • A. 

      Pre-menstrual phase

    • B. 

      Mid-cycle phase

    • C. 

      Post-menstrual phase

    • D. 

      Menstrual phase

  • 9. 
    1. It is connected to Yin, Essence and fluids. It is called the ‘sea of Yin channels’. 2.  controls the fetus. It has more responsibility for conception, fertility, pregnancy and menopause. 
    • A. 

      Chong mai

    • B. 

      Ren mai

    • C. 

      Du mai

    • D. 

      Dai mai

  • 10. 
    It has a deep influence on menstruation as it is the sea of blood. This vessel influences the supply and proper movement of blood in the uterus and controls menstruation.
    • A. 

      Chong mai

    • B. 

      Ren mai

    • C. 

      Du mai

    • D. 

      Dai mai

  • 11. 
    Early periods are defined as a period that is consistently up to ____ days ahead of the due time, or one that presents once every ___days or more. Therefore, the cycle is less than 21 days, which is seen in more than two successive menstrual cycles, is considered as preceded menstruation.
    • A. 

      7, 10

    • B. 

      6, 9

    • C. 

      8, 11

    • D. 

      7, 12

  • 12. 
    Late periods refer to the morbid condition that the period is more than 7 days later than the proper time or even every _____ days a cycle and this condition lasts more than two consecutive months.
    • A. 

      7,40-50

    • B. 

      7, 30-40

    • C. 

      5, 40-50

    • D. 

      5, 30-40

  • 13. 
    Successive occurrence of irregular menstrual periods, either more than ___ days ahead of or more than ___ days later than normal, and in more than______ consecutive cycles, is known as irregular periods.
    • A. 

      7, 7, 3

    • B. 

      7, 7, 2

    • C. 

      5, 5, 3

    • D. 

      7, 7, 4

  • 14. 
    Blood-Heat Due to Excess Yang  Early period that is heavy with bright-red or dark-red blood or purple blood, mental restlessness, red face, thirst, dark urine, dry stools. Red tongue with yellow coat. Rapid, slippery pulse.
    • A. 

      Qing Jing San

    • B. 

      Dan Zhi Xiao Yao San

    • C. 

      Liang Di Tang

    • D. 

      Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

  • 15. 
    (Spleen) Qi Deficiency  Early period, pale and dilute menstrual blood, poor appetite, loose stools, epigastric distension, tiredness, feeling of emptiness in abdomen, Pale tongue. Thin forceless pulse.
    • A. 

      Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

    • B. 

      Liang Di Tang

    • C. 

      Dan Zhi Xiao Yao San

    • D. 

      Qing Jing San

  • 16. 
    Blood-Heat Due to Liver-Qi Stagnation            Early period that is usually heavy with dark (purple) blood and many clots, pre-menstrual breast distension, abdominal pain, distension at hypochondrium, irritability, bitter taste, red tongue with redder sides, yellow coat, wiry and rapid pulse
    • A. 

      Dan Zhi Xiao Yao San

    • B. 

      Qing Jing San

    • C. 

      Liang Di Tang

    • D. 

      Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

  • 17. 
    Deficient Heat (blood heat due to yin deficiency) Early period, normal or little in volume, red in color and viscid in quality, malar flush, a feeling of heat in the evening, dizziness, tinnitus, five palms heat, night sweating, red tongue without coating. Thin and rapid pulse.
    • A. 

      Liang Di Tang

    • B. 

      Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

    • C. 

      Qing Jing San

    • D. 

      Dan Zhi Xiao Yao San

  • 18. 
    Blood Deficiency  Late scanty period, pale menstrual blood, pale complexion, blurred vision, dizziness, palpitation, insomnia. Pale and thin tongue, thin or even choppy pulse
    • A. 

      Da Bu Yuan Jian

    • B. 

      Wen Jing Tang

    • C. 

      Ai Fu Nuan Gong Wan

    • D. 

      Wu Yao San/Tang

  • 19. 
    Blood Cold (Full)  Late period, scanty bleeding with dark blood and clots, painful periods, abdominal pain which is relieved by the application of heat and worsened by pressure, feeling cold, abdomen very tight of palpation. Dark red tongue with a thick white coating. Slow and tight pulse.
    • A. 

      Wen Jing Tang

    • B. 

      Da Bu Yuan Jian

    • C. 

      Ai Fu Nuan Gong Wan

    • D. 

      Wu Yao San/Tang

  • 20. 
    Blood Cold (Empty) Late period, scanty bleeding which is light in clour and thin in quality, dull pain in the lower abdomen which is relieved by the application of heat and pressure, feeling cold, abdomen loose of palpation. cold pain in the back and lower back. profuse urine, loose stool. Pale tongue with a thick white coating. Slow and weak pulse.
    • A. 

      Ai Fu Nuan Gong Wan

    • B. 

      Wu Yao San/Tang

    • C. 

      Da Bu Yuan Jian

    • D. 

      Wen Jing Tang

  • 21. 
    (Liver) Qi Stagnation The late and scanty periods, dark red in colour with clots, irritability, depression, abdominal and breast distension, normal tongue or slightly red on the sides if the stagnation is pronounced. Wiry pulse.
    • A. 

      Wu Yao San/Tang

    • B. 

      Wen Jing Tang

    • C. 

      Da Bu Yuan Jian

    • D. 

      Ai Fu Nuan Gong Wan

  • 22. 
    Liver Qi Stagnation Irregular periods with a large or small amount of menses, purple in color and mixed with some blood clots, abdominal and breast distension, pre-menstrual tension, depression, sighing, irritability. Normal coloured tongue or if the stagnation is long-standing with red sides. Wiry pulse
    • A. 

      Xiao Yao San

    • B. 

      Gu Yin Jian

    • C. 

      Liu Wei Di Huang Wan

  • 23. 
    Kidney (Yang) Deficiency Irregular periods that are scanty with pale menstrual blood, no clots, back soreness and weak knees, frequent urination, aversion to cold, pale and swollen tongue, weak and deep pulse.
    • A. 

      Gu Yin Jian

    • B. 

      Xiao Yao San

    • C. 

      Liu Wei Di Huang Wan

  • 24. 
    This indicates the periodic pain in the lower abdomen which may radiate to the sacral region or even be so severe that patient gets faint or vomits during, before or after the menstrual period. It is also called abdominal pain during menstruation and is mostly seen in the young women.
    • A. 

      Dysmenorrhea

    • B. 

      Amenorrhea

    • C. 

      Hypomenorrhea

    • D. 

      Menorrhagia

  • 25. 
    Accumulation and stagnation of cold dampness Dysmenorrhea -- Cold or colicky pain in the lower abdomen before or during menstrual period, which can be relieved by hot compress but aggravated by exposure to cold, dark purplish menses with blood clots, accompanied with aversion to cold, cold limbs, blue purplish lips, white and greasy tongue coating, and a deep tense pulse.
    • A. 

      Shao fu Zhu yu Tang

    • B. 

      Ge xia Zhu yu Tang

    • C. 

      Wen jing tang

    • D. 

      Sheng Yu Tang

    • E. 

      Qing re tiao xue tang

    • F. 

      Tiao Gan Tang

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