Effect of Irsale Alaq (leech therapy) in thrombosed pile mass: a case study
Keywords:Irsale Alaq, Leech therapy, Thrombosed pile
Among all the diseases of gastrointestinal disorders haemorrhoid is the commonest and troublesome disease. Haemorrhoids are dilated veins within the anal canal. The condition becomes worse after thrombosis and strangulation of the pile mass. Urgent surgical intervention is required in all the cases. Patient strucks in serious woe and seeks urgent surgical attention. Leeches can be used as a successful tool in this situation for the purpose of bloodletting as accumulation of morbid humor is the main cause of haemorrhoid in Unani system of medicine. In present case study, a patient of thrombosed pile mass was cured by Irsale Alaq (leech therapy).
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