Erythema nodosum is a form of inflammatory skin condition that affects the fatty layer of the skin. Erythema nodosum causes reddish, itchy, painful lumps in the front of the legs, usually below the knees. Erythema nodosum is characterized by sore lumps, or nodules, that range in size from a dime to a quarter. They may remain inflamed on and off for weeks, then decrease and flatten, giving them a bruised look.
The condition Erythema Nodosum is classified as a shotha in Ayurveda (inflammation). The relevance of Vata and Pitta is kept in mind. Pitta shamak is used to calm the daha, lalima, and ushma, among other things. Redness, pain, swelling, and warmth are all symptoms of inflammation. The Vata and Pitta doshas are represented by these four characters. Because the condition affects the fatty tissue, Kapha dosha management is not disturbed. Blood purifiers that assist with seborrheic skin and pimples can also help with Erythema Nodosum.
The Erythema Nodosum treatment at Elite Ayurveda is associated with eliminating the root cause of the disease. The treatment includes multiple detoxifications, internal medications to balance the vitiated doshas, Takradhara, Shirodhara, Abhyanga, Lepa, etc. This line of treatment of holistic approach helps in reversing the condition completely.
The sores of Erythema nodosum are usually painful, hot to touch, symmetric sores, slight bumps, round in shape, non-ulcerating, red coloration, shiny appearance, and size from 1-5cm.
The treatment for Erythema nodosum includes following stages:
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