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Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases

Ask certified TCM skin specialist to take care skin problems.

Dr.Chen received her Ph.D. degree in TCM dermatology from Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which has the best dermatology institute in China. She grew up with her grandpa, who was the famous dermatologist in Sichuan province. In China, she treated about 60 patients with skin problems every single day, and was successful in treating common skin diseases including eczema, psoriasis, acne, urticaria, vitiligo, resecea, hair loss, shingles and herpes, as well as intractable skin problems such as those caused by autoimmune diseases in America and China. Dr. Chen has done extensive research and developed special cream to treat skin diseases. She also developed special TCM facial rejuvenation protocols. She helped a lot of patients get rid of “incurable” skin conditions, and was named “miracle Chinese doctor.”

Eczema

This is a 9 year old young boy, who suffered from atopic dermatitis for 4 years. He presented with red macules and papules all over his body, especially on his face, neck, trunk, flexor and extensor surfaces of his knees, elbows, hands, legs and feet. Around the ankles, the skin lesions were thickened and cracked with a serum-like discharge; they were extremely itchy and painful. He also had asthma. His parents had no history of eczema or asthma.聽 He was prescribed steroidal cream externally, anti-histamines, prednisone and antibiotics internally, and an inhaler for his asthma. After taking prednisone, his skin lesions were better, but whenever he stopped taking prednisone, the skin lesions flared immediately.聽

In TCM, the syndrome identification was blood dryness with dampness, so he was prescribed with herbs with the functions to nourish blood and transform dampness. After 2 weeks, there was a big change.

Eczema is the most common inflammatory skin disease. The National Institutes of Health estimates that 15 million people in the United States have some form of eczema. And, about 10 to 20 percent of all infants have eczema. Eczema is characterized by various types of skin lesions including erythema, papules, vesicles or blisters, erosion, oozing, scaling, lichenification, cracks, and usually itching (show pictures). Eczema may look different from person to person. Many substances have been identified as eczema "triggers", from shampoo and jewelry to food and water. Environmental and psychological factors also play a role, and triggers are not the same for every person. Many times it is difficult to identify the exact trigger that causes a flare-up.

 

Psoriasis

This is a 60 year old female, with nearly a 30-year history of thick plaques with silvery scales on the scalp, trunk, back, hips, legs and arms. There was no joint pain, but mild pitting of the nails. The skin lesions were only mildly itchy. She had no remissions during this period. No family member has psoriasis. She has been prescribed steroid creams by her dermatologist, but with very little effect.

In TCM, the syndrome identification was blood heat with blood stagnation, so she was prescribed herbs with the functions to clear heat and move blood. After 2 weeks, there was a big change. This picture was taken after she had been treated for 3 months.

Acne

This is a 21 year old female, who presented with pustules on the cheeks, forehead and chin for more than 2 years. The skin lesions were worse before her period. She was prescribed with oral antibiotics and sulfur ointment, which did not help. She didn’t want to take birth control pills.

In TCM, the syndrome identification was blood heat, so she was prescribed herbs with the function to clear heat. This photograph was taken after 6 weeks of treatment.

Acne is a disorder of the skin’s sebaceous glands that results in plugged pores and lesions, which present with blackheads, whiteheads, inflamed papules, pustules, cysts and nodules. Acne occurs on the face, as well as the neck, chest, back, shoulders, and upper arms. Although most teenagers get some form of acne, adults in their 20's, 30's, 40's, or even older, can develop acne. Acne is not a serious health threat, but it can be disfiguring and upsetting to the patient. It may leave permanent scars. Nearly 17 million people in the USA have acne, and it is one of the most common skin diseases in the USA.

Undiagnosed skin problem


This is a 48 year old female. She suddenly had red and purple macules with itch on both legs for 1 week. The skin lesion started on lower legs and spread up to knee. She did biopsy, which could not figure out the exact diagnose.
In TCM, the syndrome identification was blood heat. She was prescribed herbs with the function to cool blood. The skin lesion disappeared after 3 days treatment. This photograph was taken after 3 days of treatment.

 

 

 

 

 

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