A doctor in ancient Korea discusses exogenous diseases and infectious diseases below.
Acute onset involves transmission only to foot meridians, and not to hand meridians. In addition, if it progresses in the order of five phases, the person will survive. If it is against the order of five phases, he will die.
The natural course is generating water by metal, wood by water, fire by wood, earth by fire, and metal by earth. The abnormal course is controlling wood by metal, earth by wood, water by earth, fire by water, and metal by fire.
Treatments will be to address DU16 on the first day of the onset, LI3 on the second day, SJ3 and GB41 on the third day, LU11 and SP1 on the fourth day, HT7 and KI3 on the fifth day, and HT4, LV4 and PC5 on the sixth day.
Six fu organs govern the exterior of the body. When diseases are on the exterior, treatment will address SI5, SJ6, LI5 and GB38.
Five zang organs govern the interior of the body. When diseases are in the interior, treatments will address SP5, KI7, LU8, HT4, and PC5.