Acute Ulcerative Colitis in a teenager
Total years in practice: 12
C/O- H/o Diarrhea and later blood stained mucoid stool. History of abdominal worm infestation too.
Ailment time period- 20 days
Treatment history- Kid got diarrhea, treated with antibiotics with hospitalization for 3 days. Symptoms were improved, later blood stained mucoid stool was observed. Parents decided to go for ayurveda treatment as were suffering from post hospital anxiety.
Diagnosis- Bal atisar+ Krimi
Hetu- Consumption of chips, burgers, noodles etc in excess.
-Advised full Indian home diet. Chips etc were stopped from day one.
-Started treatment with Bal chaturbhadra ras and kuta parpati vati for initial 10 days. -Later added krumimudgar ras.
-Treatment continued for 2.5 months.
-Immediate relief within two days of the meds. No metallic taste noted. Kid was
feeling better, with increased appetite and super smooth defecation. -Parents noticed roundworms in the stool after the start of initial meds so
krimimudgar ras was added. Appetite become normal. Child concentration
-His complaint of recurrent cold and cough was also not seen during the treatment
-No recurrence or episodes until a year when parents again visited the clinic for
height gain issue for the same child.