Ex-CA Qi Gate QIMEN - Acupuncture Points

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Location
Ex-CA Qi Gate QIMEN - Acupuncture Points ) 3 cun lateral to the anterior midline and 2 cun superior to the upper border of the pubic symphysis.
How to find
The distance between the centre of the umbilicus and the upper border of the pubic symphysis is divided into 5 proportional cun,
which can vary considerably from the patient’s finger cun.
Therefore, only proportional cun measurements should be used (helpful device: elastic tape ➞ 2.3.1). From the upper border of the pubic symphysis, measure 2 cun in a cranial direction (➞ Ren-4) and, from there, measure 3 cun in a lateral direction.
There, locate qimen.
Located on the same level are ➞ KID-13 (0.5 cun lateral to the midline), Ex-CA (yijing, 1 cun lateral to the midline), ➞ ST-28 (2 cun lateral to the midline) and Ex-CA (tituo, 4 cun lateral to the midline). ➞ G.B.-27 is located medial to the ASIS, approximately on the same level.

Ex-CA Qi Gate QIMEN - Acupuncture Points -3

Ex-CA Qi Gate QIMEN - Acupuncture Points -3

Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Peritoneum, pregnancy.
Actions/Indications
● Metrorrhagia, female infertility, orchitis, urinary tract infections,persistent lochial discharge

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Ex-CA Qi Gate QIMEN - Acupuncture Points -2

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