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Observation of infants the complexion

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Observation of the complexion
Normal skin of children, regardless of the color of the skin is red and shiny, showing the harmony of qi and blood, and health. The normal color of the face of the

newborn baby is usually soft and rosy. Under pathological conditions, the complexion of the infants also changes with the nature of the disease.

Reddish complexion
Reeddish complexion usually indicates heat syndromes. face.That With the promotion of heat, more blood flows to is why the red face color. Reddish complexion

and red eyes, neck and tumescent superficial, fast heart beat usually mean exogenous wind-heat syndrome. While inner reddish complexion by high fever, thirst,

and brown urine accompanied often indicates excessive heat. Red cheeks in the afternoon by tidal fever and night sweats are accompanied by the signs of internal

heat by Yin deficiency, while the bright red cheeks of the children with severe disease accompanied by pale complexion, cold limbs and plenty of cold sweats the

critical state of Yang deficiency display after floating above.
Whitish complexion

Whitish complexion shows usually cold and asthenic syndromes because of cold stagnation in the vessels, the inactivation of qi and blood, and asthenia of the

vessels and meridians. In the early phase of exogenous diseases that show the symptoms of cold, pale complexion, cold limbs, anhidrosis and floating-tense pulse

of superficial cold syndrome due to attack by exogenous. Sudden pale by cold extremities, profuse sweating and indistinct pulse accompanied show the critical

condition of the sudden loss of Yang Qi. Pale complexion, lips and nails usually indicate blood asthenia, pale complexion, and often means the overflow of the

water because of asthenia Yang.
Yellowish complexion
Yellowish complexion shows asthenia and dampness syndromes due to failure of the asthenic spleen, transform to moisture and liquid or moist heat steaming the

liver and gallbladder. The pale complexion by emaciation, loss of appetite and bloating accompanied by ten means indicates asthenia of spleen and stomach qi:

yellowish skin and eyes often to Yang jaundice usually shows because of the damp heat of the steaming: yellowish and pale complexion Yin jaundice due to the

stagnation of the cold damp.

Bluish color of the face
Face bluish color indicates cold, algesia, syndromes and seizures blood stasis due to stagnation of the vessels and meridians in the sequence rough circulation of qi

and blood. Alternate white and blue face paint and worried look, which usually internal cooling and abdominal pain: cyanosed lips and skin tone accompanied by

shortness of breath out of ten means stagnation of Lung-Qi and blood stasis due to qi stagnation. Bluish and dull complexion, especially the region around the

nose and lips shows, often harbingers of convulsions or seizures of epilepsy.

Dusky complexion
Dusky complexion shows cold syndrome, severe fluid retention syndrome, and because of the decline of Yang Qi and accumulation of fluid in cold Yin. Infantile

bluish and blackish color of the face and cold hands and feet showing excessive cold Yin in the interior, gray and blackish complexion means decline in kidney-Qi,

blackish facial complexion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and scanty urine are often the signs of the upper division of turbid dampness by the kidney asthenia;

blackish and dull skin accompanied with stomach pain and vomiting is usually caused by poisoning by drugs or foods.

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