Charmadala is grouped into minor skin diseases (Kshudra kushta) in Ayurveda. It is compared with Atopic dermatitis.
Features – Ayurveda
Reference: Charaka Samhita Kushta Chikitsa – 7th chapter.
Shape and Appearance – Charmadala Kushta presents with boils with itching and redness all around the lesion.
Raktam – Redness around the boils
Sphotam – Boils
Kandu – Itching
Ruja – Pain
Dalati – erosions or cracks in the skin
Samsparsha Asaha – Tenderness, the person doesn’t allow the afflicted part of skin to be touched
Dosha Predominance – Pitta and Kapha Doshas
Treated by Dr Amrita at Sharada Ayurvedic Hospital, Mangaluru.
Age – 13 yrs
date of first visit- 7/10/19
Patient complained of pinkish red skin lesion in both the foot, along with pain and oozing since few months. Unable to wear…