A CLINICAL CASE STUDY OF APAMARGA KSHARTAIL UTTARBASTI IN THE MANAGEMENT OF STRICTURE URETHRA
Samir Chaudhari* and Niteen Patel
Sushruta has described 12 varieties of Mutraghata In which mutrasangh correlated with stricture uretra. Urethral strictures are fibrotic narrowings composed of dense collagen and fibroblasts. Fibrosis usually extends into the surrounding corpus spongiosum, causing spongio-fibrosis. These narrowings restrict urine flow and cause dilation of the proximal urethra and prostatic ducts. Prostatitis is a common complication of urethral stricture.In modern science, the suggested treatment is urethral dilatation besides surgical treatment. Mutrasangh is the condition there is obstructed urine flow, straining, dribbling and prolonged micturation. In such condition Uttarabasti of medicated oils is the most effective available treatment described by the seers of Ayurveda.
Keywords: Stricture uretra, Uttarabasti, Mutraghata, Mutra sangh.
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