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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 274-279

A comparative clinical study of Vasa Paratisarneeya Teekshna Kshara and Apamarga Paratisarneeya Teekshna Kshara in the management of Abhyantara Arsha (Internal Piles)

1 Department of Shalya Tantra, Faculty of Indian Medical System, SGT University, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
2 Department of Shalya Tantra, National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Himadri Mudgal
Department of Shalya Tantra, Faculty of Indian Medical System, SGT University, Gurgaon Haryana
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DOI: 10.4103/joa.joa_22_20

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Introduction: Ayurveda has become a cornerstone of our history and played a significant function in defining our environment. Aacharya Sushruta has described the concept of Ashta-Mahagada. Arsha. Aacharya Sushruta has described various types of treatment modalities for Arsha, which include Kshara Karma. The present study was planned and carried out to compare the efficacy of Vasa and Apamarga Paratisarneeya Teekshna Kshara (VPTK and APTK) in the management of Abhyantara Arsha. Methods: For current study total 30 patients were taken and allocated into 2 groups (Group A and Gtoup B). Time plan for the study was 1 month including follow-up. Follow-ups were done on 2nd, 3rd and 4th week. In 1st Group (A), 15 subjects having 1st, 2nd & 3rd degree internal pile were taken and it was kept as a control group. Here Apamarga Pratisaraneeya Teekshna Kshara was applied and in 2nd group (B) Vasa Pratisaraneeya Teekshna Kshara was used. The sign and symptoms were evaluated before and after accomplishment of treatment. Results: In reduction of bleeding, Group B (96.25 %) showed better result than Group A (91.90 %). For reducing size of pile mass, Group A (92.50%) was better than Group B (89.00%). But in post-operative pain, Group B caused less pain (100%) than Group A (75.18%).

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