Sexually Transmitted Diseases


Sexually Transmitted Disease

Gonorrhea - Lin Bing
Syphilis - Qi Hua
Pointed Condyloma


Gonorrhea - Lin Bing


Infection of the epitheliaum of the urethra cervix, rectum, pharynx or eyes by the Neiseria Gonorrhoeae gram negative bacterium. The bacterium is passed through sexual contact which has an incubation period of (2-14 days - men) or ( 7-21 days - females) and begins with discomfort of the urethra followed by dysuria and a purulent discharge which is commonly green or yellow pus. The infection will usually last 5 weeks before subsiding. The local area will become swollen, red, itchy and painful with the local lymph nodes becoming swollen and sore. In the beginning stages there will be frequent urination and possible xue lin symptoms with prostritis, fever, headache and body ache.


OM Treatment of Gonorrhea


Toxic Damp Heat Invasion In The Lower Jiao

Pusy green thick discharge with swollen, painful, red local area and spasms in the lower jiao.

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang + Ba Zheng San + Bei Xie Feng Qi Yin

Excessive Heart Fire

Urinary symptoms and palpitations, insomnia, dry mouth, dry throat and ulceration in the oral cavity, yellow dry coat of the tongue

Dao Chi San + Huang Lian, Huang Bai, Lian Xi Xin

Spleen Deficiency With Damp Accumulation

Chronic, white tubid discharge, painful urnary tract, fatigue, poor appetite, irregular stools, nauseous

Wu Ling San + Yi Yi Ren, Shi Chang Po, Yi Zhi Ren

Qi And Blood Stasis - Chronic - lower jiao spasming pain, irritability, sadness, depression

Chai Hu Shi Gan San + Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang

Essence Deficiency - chronic, reproductive disorders, lower back ache, knee weakness, dizziness, tinnitus,, poor memory, fatigue

Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan + Niu Xi, Chi Qian Zi

Yang Deficiency - cold symptoms, premature ejaculation, local area cold and damp feeling, lower back weakness, cold limbs

Ji Sheng Shen Qi Wan + Yi Zhi Ren, San Piao Xiao, Mu Li, Chuan Lian Zi


Huang Bai, Pu Gong Yin, Ku Shen Wash

Prevention - pick partner carefully

Extreme complications can occour if mother is pregnant while showing Gonorrhea symptoms.


Syphilis - Qi Hua


Syphilis is caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete which can be caused by either direct or non-direct sexual contact. 3 stages: Primary Syphilis (painless Ulcer), Secondary Syphilis (whole body rash) and Tertiary Syphilis (dementia).

In TCM the exterior pathogen will invade the Lung, Spleen, Liver and Kidney which will transform to fire and is easily complicated with damp phlegm. The disease can represent itself with chronic sores and joint pain.


OM Treatment of Syphilis


Toxic Heat Invading Lung And Spleen - usually indirect contact which mostly effects the mouth and fingers. Decreased appetite and a tight chest Yang Mei Yi Ji San

Liver Meridian Damp Heat - early stage, direct sexual contact, genital area

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang

Toxic Heat In Blood - 2nd stage - whole body symptoms, rash, achy joints

Qing Ying Tang + Tao Hong Si Wu Tang

Toxic heat In Tendons And Bones - chronic, limbs and face swelling rash with joint pain and atrophy of muscles. Deep achy pains

Wu Hu Tang

Liver And Kidney Deficiency - late stage, years of suffering, weakness of legs and feet, lower limb numbness and pain

Di Huang Yin Zi

Heart And Kidney Deficiency - vascular heart disorders, chronic, edema, shortness of breath, palpitations

Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang


Tu Fu Ling, Lai Fu Zi, Pu Gong Ying, Chuan Jiao, Bai Xian Pi


Pointed Condyloma


Viral infection passed by direct sexual contact. Virus attacks areas where mucus membranes meet regular skin junction. They represent themselves like wart like cauliflower or mushroom looking growths which has a strong odour and release a discharge. The growths usually effect the penis, vulva or anus and can have concomitant symptoms of diarrhea, lin syndrome or abdominal pain depending on the location.

TCM - toxic damp heat invading the lower jiao and liver meridians

OM Treatment of Pointed Condyloma:


  • Damp Heat
    • Long Dan Xie Gan Tang
  • Turbid Dampness - eruptions look cauliflower like with turbid discharge and itchiness
    • Bei Xie Shen Shi Tang
  • Yin Deficiency With Turbid Stagnation - chronic - local area is dry
    • Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan
  • Qi Deficiency - Chronic - spleen Qi deficiency symptoms
    • Gui Pi Tang


Tu Fu Ling, Lai Fu Zi, Pu Gong Ying, Chuan Jiao, Bai Xian Pi

Western Medicine - surgery - laser