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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2023, 5(9); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2023.050906.

Discussion on the Treatment of Reflux Pharyngitis Based on "Xinkai Kujiang Method"


Liu Bo1, Zhang Xiong2, Li Jing1, Hui Lulu1, Li Jiahui1

Corresponding Author:
Zhang Xiong

1Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712046, China

2Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712000, China


Reflux pharyngitis is an otolaryngology disease, which refers to the reflux of gastric contents to the throat, resulting in extraesophageal syndrome. Although the disease is a common and frequently-occurring disease, it is often misdiagnosed as common chronic pharyngitis in the past for a long time due to the lack of understanding and unclear diagnostic criteria. Western medicine treatment is mainly based on antibiotic drugs, with no obvious relief of symptoms, and seriously reduces the quality of life of patients. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that the pathogenesis of reflux pharyngitis is the dysfunction of the middle energizer and the inverse of the qi. The pungent opening and bitter lowering method addresses the physiopathological characteristics of the rise and fall of the spleen and stomach, using bitter and pungent to harmonize the rise and fall, the use of cold and heat together harmonizes its yin and yang, tonic and diarrhea are used to regulate the deficiencies and realities. The patient was treated with the combination of Han Xia Di Xuan Xin Tang and Xuan Yi Dai Ochre Tang, which was combined with the patient"s specific symptoms to achieve the goal of regulating the qi mechanism and treating both the symptoms and the root cause.


Xinkaikujiang method; Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease; Pinelliae decoction for purging stomach-fire; Decoction of inulae and haematitum

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Liu Bo, Zhang Xiong, Li Jing, Hui Lulu, Li Jiahui. Discussion on the Treatment of Reflux Pharyngitis Based on "Xinkai Kujiang Method". International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 9: 30-35. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2023.050906.


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