Pinpointing Dampness

The two chronic excesses:

fire

phlegm.

Deficient? Not likely

Qi/blood

Damp/dry

Phlegm/fire

Qi/blood can be excess or def.

Damp/Dryness = More likely excess

Fire/Phlegm =most certainly excess

Burp - Dryness of damp rises due to the spleen (phlegm precursor)

Fart. damp descending (damp precursor)

Vomit (phlegm) Also fire

Diarrhea (damp)Also drynes