Gangrene is a medical term used to represent the death of an area of the body. It develops when the blood supply is cut off to the affected part as a result of various processes, such as Infection, Vascular Disease, or Trauma. Gangrene can affect any part of the body; the most common sites include the Toes, Fingers, Feet, and Hands.
Two major types of Gangrene:
A reduction of blood flow causes dry gangrene through the arteries. It appears gradually and progresses slowly. In most people, the affected portion does not become infected. In this sort of gangrene, the tissue converts cold and black, begins to dry, and finally sloughs off. Dry Gangrene usually is recognized in people with blockage of arteries (Arteriosclerosis) growing from developed cholesterol levels, cigarette smoking, diabetes, and genetic and other factors.
Wet or Moist Gangrene happens as a complication of an untreated infected wound. Swelling resulting from the bacterial virus causes a sudden stoppage of blood flow. Cessation of blood flow facilitates the invasion of the muscles by the bacteria and multiplication of the bacteria.
Gas gangrene is a sort of wet gangrene created by the bacteria known as Clostridia. Clostridia are a type of infection-causing bacteria that increase only in the absence of oxygen. As clostridia grow, they develop poisonous toxins and gas; therefore, the condition is called Gas Gangrene.
Consult a Gangrene Specialist Doctor immediately if the following Signs develop: An area of the body turns blue or black, a wound does not heal in seven to 14 days, Pain in a localized area is difficult, unexplained fever is persistent; Pus or blood drains from the wound; A foul-smelling odor discharges from the wound.
The Diagnosis of Gangrene is based on history, physical examination of the wound, blood tests, and other exams like examining a sample of the drainage from the wound; x-ray; ct scan; MRI and arteriogram, etc.
People with Gangrene need urgent assessment and treatment to prevent the spread of gangrene. Gangrene Treatment options in allopathy include anticoagulants, antibiotics, pain relievers, keeping the wound clean and sterile and hyperbaric oxygen therapy and finally amputation or surgery. Ayurvedic treatment for Gangrene in Hyderabad has firmly gained the success rate.
In Ayurveda, Gangrene is compared to “Dushta Vranam” and Susrutha gave details of causes treatments, complications elaborately. The Gangrene Treatment is done with Shastir Upakramas (60 Procedures) of Vrana. Vrana Shodhana (Cleansing the Wound), Vrana Ropana (Healing the Wound) is done initially along with Panchakarma (Detoxification / Purification) Procedures. RAKTHA MOKSHANAM (Blood Letting by using Leeches) and AGNI KARMA are indicated in Vrana Chikitsa. Researched internal medicines and treatment for the underlying disease also has to be done.
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