Volume : IX, Issue : VIII, August - 2020

AN AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF VARICOSE ULCER: A CASE STUDY

Dr. Manju. P, Dr. T Thomas, Dr. Sindhu Das. H

Abstract :

A male patient aged 37 yrs came to Salyatantra OPD of Sree Narayana Institute of Ayurvedic Studies & Research Hospital, Puthoor, Kollam with complaints of a non–healing wound on left medial malleolus since 6 months. Discharge and itching around wound since 10 days. Pain over inguinal region since 2 days and came here for better management. On examination there was a vertically oval shaped ulcer with slopping edge and the floor was covered with red granulation tissue and white margin on left medial malleolus. On palpation there was temperature rise and tenderness and inguinal lymph node enlargement. The diagnosis was confirmed as varicose ulcer. Patient was treated with Jalaukavacharana for 2 days, Yogavasthi and Avagaha and dressing with Jathyadi Ghrita and crepe bandaging for 9 days along with internal medication. The wound responded well with each treatment procedures. The wound was completely healed. Follow up was done on 7th day and 14th day of discharge. There was complete closure wound. No reappearance of disease since three months. Thus this patient was successfully treated with this Ayurvedic protocol without any recurrence and complications.

Keywords :

Jalaukavacharana   Yogavasthi   Avagaha.  

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AN AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF VARICOSE ULCER: A CASE STUDY, Dr. Manju.P, Dr. T Thomas, Dr. Sindhu Das.H PARIPEX-INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-9 | Issue-8 | August-2020


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