Apamarga Kshara Application in the Management of 2nd degree Internal Haemorrhoids - A procedural Video presentation

  • Bijendra Shah MS (Ayu) scholar, Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar
  • T.S. Dudhamal Associate Professor & I/C HOD, Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar
Keywords: Achyaranthes aspera, haemorrhoid, Jatyadi oil, Kshara, Ksharakarma, piles.

Abstract

In Ayurveda Ksharakarma is a process of Kshara application that is also termed called as Pratisaraneeya Kshara. It is a non-surgical procedure of Ayurveda indicated for the management of haemorrhoids. Kshara is alkaline in nature derived from a combination of various herbs that is applied to the pile mass with the help of a special slit proctoscope. A patient has internal 2nd degree haemorrhoids with complaints of protrusion of piles, discomfort in ano and bleeding per rectal. Under local anaesthesia (2% lignocaine hydrochloride infiltration) Ksharakarma was done with plant alkali of having strong potency (Tikshna Kshara) of Achyaranthesa spera. Post procedure dressing was done with Jatyadi oil and Ayurvedic laxative was prescribed. After 21 days, complaints i.e. piles protrusion got reduced, VAS pain score after treatment was 0 and bleeding was stopped. The result manifests that Ksharakarma is useful modality in treatment of 2nd degree internal haemorrhoids without recurrence. Standard procedure of Ksharkarma is main moto to publish this procedural video clip.


Published
2018-09-29
How to Cite
Shah, B., & Dudhamal, T. (2018, September 29). Apamarga Kshara Application in the Management of 2nd degree Internal Haemorrhoids - A procedural Video presentation. International Journal of AYUSH Case Reports, 2(3), 65. Retrieved from http://ijacare.in/index.php/ijacare/article/view/43
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Clinical Videos