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Ayurvedic Medicines for Anorectal and Perianal Abscess Treatment

Written and reviewed by
Dr.Jainam Shah 91% (152ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery (BAMS), Certificate In Ksharsutra Therapy
Ayurvedic Doctor, Himatnagar  •  8years experience
Ayurvedic Medicines for Anorectal and Perianal Abscess Treatment

An anorectal abscess can be a combination of various conditions such as a rectal abscess, perianal abscess, anal abscess, etc. It is a condition where pus and stool ooze out from areas of the rectum and the anus.

Some of the possible causes of an anorectal abscess include infection in the anal area, sexually transmitted infections, and blocked glands in the anal region. Disorders such as diverticulitis and Crohn’s disease can also lead to a deep rectal abscess. Ayurveda can important role in treatment of an anorectal abscess. Various ayurvedic remedies are available to treat symptoms of anorectal abscess from the root causes.

Symptoms of  Anorectal Abscess, Perianal Abscess, and rectal Abscess

Some of the common symptoms of this condition include:

  1. Frequent constipation
  2. Discharge of pus from the anal region
  3. Nausea and fatigue
  4. General malaise
  5. Formation of a nodule or lump in the rectum area,
  6. Night sweats
  7. Hardened tissue
  8. Redness and swelling of the lump near the anal area 
  9. Frequent discharge of pus
  10. Painful stool, etc.

If you are suffering from one of these mentioned symptoms then Ayurvedic treatment or Anorectal and Perianal Abscess can helpful without any side effects.

Diagnosis and Complications With Perianal Abscess

A rectal exam conducted by the doctor can reveal the condition. In case of any doubt, a doctor often prescribes a proctosigmoidoscopy to rule out other conditions. The doctor might still prescribe tests such as MRI scans, CT scans, ultrasound, etc.

To get a detailed picture of the area where pus is getting collected near the rectal region. Complications of an anorectal abscess include scars, anal fistula, constant pain, sepsis, and recurrence of pus.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Anorectal Abscess

Since this anal region problem consists of various conditions such as rectal abscess, perianal abscess, anal abscess, etc. Here we create a list of ayurvedic medicine that can help in treating the anal region problems. 

  1. Curcumin: Curcumin is the pigment extracted from turmeric. This pigment is considered to be the most powerful naturally occurring anti-inflammatory agent. Its medicinal effect can cure many diseases. For patients suffering from an anorectal abscess, curcumin can control pain and inflammation in the anal region. Furthermore, it ensures that the condition does not aggravate to the next stage.
  2. Triphala: Triphala is a combination of three herbs- harara, Behera and amla. These three herbs should be consumed in a powdery form twice a day to clean the wound and balance the doshas. Triphala can speed up the process of recovery for patients suffering from an anorectal abscess.
  3. Guggul: Guggul is a gum resin that is extracted from the tree known as the Commiphora Mukul. It is used to treat a wide range of medical conditions. Although it seldom cures the condition alone, it cures many ailments when used in union with Triphala and other herbs.
  4. Neem: Neem leaves have many medicinal properties. It is anti-inflammatory in nature and its application in the powdery/paste form can pay rich dividends in curing an anorectal abscess. Furthermore, neem leaves when boiled and applied near the rectal region helps to ease the muscles and remove the blocked pus in the rectum.

Risk factors for Perianal Abscess Disease

Some of the common risk factors of this condition include sexual activities involving the anal region, certain medications such as chemotherapy drugs, uncontrollable diabetes, a weak immune system due to conditions such as AIDs and HIV.

An anorectal abscess can also be witnessed in toddlers if there exists a family history of this disease. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!


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