SUCCESSFUL AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF BILATERAL BREAST ABSCESS WITH MENTAL DEPRESSION - A CASE REPORT
Dr. Sarita Pradip Gaikwad*
Bilateral breast abscesses are commonly encountered in clinical practice. Most commonly it is observed in lactating women. Management of bilateral breast abscesses is challengeable as sometimes there is recurrence noted. Case report:- A 22 year old female delivered a full term normal female baby in Sassoon General Hospital, Pune on 15.10.2015. As the female patient lost her mother on the same day of the delivery, she did not breastfed her baby for next 3 days. That caused her bilateral severe mastitis followed by breast abscess. She was admitted in a tertiary care hospital on 29.10.2015. Debridement surgery was done on Breast abscess on 3.11.2015 which was repeated again on 7.11.2015. But the wound failed to heal. Finally the case was transferred to Ayurved department of Sassoon General Hospital, Pune on 17.11.2015. She was administered Ayurvedic line of treatment that consisted of Vran chikitsa/Local treatement, Abhyantar chikitsa/Oral treatment and Panchakarm chikitsa. The case was completely healed within 100 days, without using antibiotics, modern drugs and plastic surgery. Conclusion: Ayurved has strength and ability to treat complicated cases like this case having bilateral breast abscess. There was no recurrence even after 7 years.
Keywords: Bilateral breast abscess, Mastitis, Ubhay stan Bhagi vidradi- Dushta vran.
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