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A Case Report of Postpartum Disease with Hyperhidrosis and Finger Pain
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 Title & Authors
A Case Report of Postpartum Disease with Hyperhidrosis and Finger Pain
Jang, Se-Ran; Kim, Dong-Chul;
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 Abstract
Objectives The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of Gamobojunikgi-tang and Tung` s acupuncture on a postpartum disease patient with hyperhidrosis and finger pain. Methods We treated the patient complained of hyperhidrosis and finger pain after birth. The patient was diagnosed with postpartum thyroiditis. We aimed to treat the postpartum hyperhidrosis by herbal medicine and the postpartum finger pain by acupucture. The climateric symptoms of the patient had been estimated with visual analogue scale (VAS). Results After medication of Bojunikgi-tang and gyeji-tang postpartum hyperhidrosis was rather worse. But after adding aconiti radix lateralis preparata and increasing ginseng and astragalus membranaceus, symptoms were improved. And finger pain was improved after Tung` s acupuncture. Conclusions This case study shows that herbal medicine is effective treating postpartum hyperhidrosis and Tung` s acupuncture is effective treating postpartum finger pain. And postpartum patients should be considered for whether postpartum thyroiditis.
 Keywords
postpartum;hyperhidrosis;sweating;finger pain;Tung`s acupuncture;postpartum thyroiditis;
 Language
Korean
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