Ayurvedic treatment for appendicitis is aimed at treating the infection, helping the inflammation subside, and dissolving the lump.
CASE STUDY: A 15-year-old girl came in with symptoms of
- Severe pain in the right side of the abdomen
- Chronic head ache
- Loss of appetite
- Disturbed sleep
- Unable to walk (Because of severe pain in abdomen)
History of present illness-
Patient was asymptomatic before 3 days when suddenly she has started getting pain in right side of the abdomen, for which she went to see her physician. After performing abdomen ultrasonography and some blood tests, Doctor diagnosed her as a case of Acute appendicitis and kept her on some oral medication and advised her to go for surgery. Patient didn’t want to go for surgery. Patient decided to try alternative medicine for her condition.
After examination of the patient clinically and based upon the laboratory investigations, diagnosis was clear, that she was the case of Appendicitis.Immediately patient was taken in therapy room for blood letting therapy. After 10 min of the therapy pain in the abdomen of the patient started ceasing off. Patient was kept under observation for 1 hr. Almost 60% -70 % of pain was gone after 1 hr .patient was comfortable and able to walk by her self without support. Then patient was given some oral medication for 7 days. Patient was completely free form abdominal pain and other symptom after taking medication for 5 days.
Patient was observed every week for following 2 month.
And there after patient never had attack of Appendicitis.
Conclusion- Ayurvedic management of Appendicitis is very systematic and scientific. Most of the case of appendicitis can be treated very effectively with out surgeries, however, there are certain conditions of Appendicitis where surgery is the only resort.