胃火牙痛 Toothache due to Stomach-Fire
Severe toothache accompanied by foul breath, thirst, constipation, yellow tongue coating, forceful and rapid pulse.
风火牙痛 Toothache due to Wind Fire
Acute toothache with gingival swelling accompanied by chills and fever, superficial and rapid pulse.
肾虚牙痛 Toothache due to Deficiency of Kidney
Dull pain comes and goes, loose teeth, absence of foul breath, red tongue, thin tongue body, thready and rapid pulse.
The Points of Large Intestine and Stomach Meridians are selected. Reducing manipulation is applied to eliminate heat and stop pain. For toothache due to wind fire, Points of Triple Energizer Meridian are added. The reducing manipulation is applied to dispel wind and clear off heat, for toothache caused by deficiency of kidney, the points of Kidney Meridian are added. The even manipulation is applied to nourish Yin and lower the fire.
Hegu (LI 4), Neiting (ST 44), Xiaguan (ST 7).
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For toothache caused by with fire: Yifeng (TE 17), Yemen (TE 2),
for toothache due to deficiency of kidney:Taixi (KI 3).