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Sign and Symptoms of Abscess
There are certain things to be understand about a disease, the general questions which comes to the mind of a person aabout an abscess are these following ones-
This page is to answer these common queries for you, rest you can consult our Vaidyas anytime to get proper detail about any of your problem.
Abscesses can be caused by the following reasons as per the modern day science---
- Minor erosion of the skin,
- Obstruction of sweat glands and oil glands,
- Inflammation of hair follicles.
- Common bacteria, such as staphylococci ,bacillus
- Fungal infections
- Weakened immune systems
- Lack of Immunity
According to Ayurveda Abscesses are caused by the Vitiation of the blood by different Doshas. Doshas can vitiate or cause some problem with the blood directly or Doshas can be aggravated due to the above listed problems. Any way, without Dosha Vitiation no abscess can be caused, this is for sure.
When any of the following cause is persist in body white blood cells move through the walls of the blood vessels into the area of the infection and collect within the damaged tissue. During this process, pus forms. Pus is the build up of fluid, living and dead white blood cells, dead tissue, and bacteria or other foreign substances Abscess can form in almost any part of the body. The skin, under the skin, and the teeth are the most common sites.
Wherever these Abscesses will occur in the body, the following signs and symptoms will surely occur in that region. Rest symptoms depend on the location of the Abscess and can change accordingly. Internal abscesses are more serious because these can't be seen from outside and their proper diagnosis takes place on a later stage.
- Tenderness or pain
- Increased skin temperature
There might be as many types of Abscesses as many organs or parts we have in body. Abscesses can occur externally as well as internaly in the body, right from the places like buccal cavity or tooth to anal canal or any of the internal organs. This is the reason, according to their presence these are named like - teeth abscess, Liver Abscess, Perianal Abscess, Lung Abscess etc.
This is a common question from the patients in last few years, for which modern day sciences have a single word to say- Maintain hygiene. But in many cases it has been seen that these abscesses keep on appearing without a specific reason (at least for modern science) but Ayurveda believes strongly that without a reason nothing happens and same applies to Abscesses also. Abscesses might be caused by the impure blood, blood vitiated by any of the Doshas and the climate (humid climate specially).
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