Ayurveda Management in Surgical Site Infections after haemorrhoidectomy -A Case Report
A non-healing surgical wound can occur after surgery when the wound caused by an incision didn’t heal properly as expected. It is usually caused by infection and is a rare but serious post-surgical complication. Surgical site infection is usually occurring 30 days after surgery. In this case report a 47-year- old female patient came to OPD with complaints of an infected post-surgical wound in the anorectal region without any signs of natural healing. The wound failed to heal by the conventional management for one month. The basic line of treatment for dushta vrana is adopted here to manage the surgical site infected wound which includes vrana shodhana (wound cleaning) followed by vrana ropana (wound healing). Ayurveda has effective internal medicines and local applications for the management of dushtavrana. By proper ayurvedic line of management dushtavrana healed completely within 68 days without any signs of recurrence within 2 months of follow-up. In this case, surgical site infection managed successfully by Ayurvedic medicine support only without the use of any antibiotics.
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