Volume : VI, Issue : XII, December - 2016


Vd. Ashwini B Parade, Vd. Santoshg. Girbide

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 Mukhadushikais a type of KshudraRoga described in Ayurvedic classics. The classical symptoms of Mukhadushika described in Ayurveda resembles with Acne Vulgaris. Since ages, acne vulgaris has always been one of the most burningproblems of the adolescents. The shalmali thorn like eruptions on the face of adolescent due to vitiation of Kaapha, Vata,and Shonita called as Mukhadushika or Yuvanpidika. In allopathy Acne Vulgaris is a chronic inflammatory disorder of sebaceous follicles characterised by the formation of comedones,papules and pustules,less frequently nodules or cysts. Allopathic treatment includes treatment for all forms of acne as topical retinoids and benzyl peroxide, orally antibiotics, steroids, oral isotretinoin. But these therapies give serious side effects like nephrotoxicity,hepatotoxicity and bone marrow depression.So it is necessary to find out effective and safe treatment for Acne Vulgaris and Ayurveda is for it which plays important role through its principles i.e. Shodhana,Shamana and Nidanpsrivarjana. It is a unique and long lasting result providing treatment for better life of the patient. For present study we have reported an 18 years old male patient having symptoms of mukhadushika since last 2 years. He had severe papules( shalamali thorn like eruptions) with itching and pustules with pus discharge on cheeks and forehead. There was no significant past history of any other chronic illness. The patient was treated with Vamana, Virechana,Raktamokshan and lepa followed by oral medication.The improvement was significantly increased during course of Panchakarma

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Vd. Ashwini B parade, Vd. SantoshG.Girbide, A CASE STUDY�MUKHADUSHIKA (ACNE VULGARIS) IN VIEW OF PANCHAKARMA MANAGEMENT, Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 6 | Issue : 12 | December 2016

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