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Variant of leukorrhea.
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Use in traditional medicine: Sumac has been used traditionally in the treatment of diarrhea (Saeed, 1972; Usmanghani et al., 1997; Sezik et al., 2001; Said et al.,2002; Lev and Amar, 2002, 2008; Lev, 2007), ulcer (Tuzlaci and Aymaz, 2001), hemorrhoids (Saeed, 1972; Lev, 2002), liver disease (Said et al., 2002), animal bites,pain (Lev, 2002), dysentery, diuresis, hemorrhage, hematemesis, hemoptysis, ophthalmia, conjunctivitis, leucorrhea, and stomach tonic (Saeed,1972; Usmanghani et al., 1997).
The most common side effects in those on lasofoxifene were hot flushes, leucorrhea, and leg cramps, which were higher in the treatment group than in the placebo group.
YMR is known to improve blood flow and has primarily been used in the field of oriental medicine for the treatment of circulatory disorders such as female infertility, menstrual disorders as well as leucorrhea, menstrual cramping, urinary frequency, and vomiting.
Osseous metaplasia may present with leucorrhea, vaginal bleeding, menstrual irregularities, dyspareunia, infertility and abortions.(6)(7) With this history and clinical examination this is a clear case of osseous metaplasia of cervix.
The diseases treated and claimed to be cured by the practitioners included jaundice, helminthiasis, fever, pain, wounds and sores, respiratory tract disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, eye disorders, leucorrhea, menstrual disorders, chicken pox, high blood pressure, rheumatism, insomnia, bone fracture, scorpion or poisonous insect bite, tumor in stomach, sexual disorders, kidney or gall bladder stone, cholera, burning sensations, infections of genital organs, kala azar, hydrocele, diabetes, obesity, skin diseases, burns, and urinary problems.
Other diseases treated included respiratory tract problems like coughs and asthma, cuts and wounds, paralysis, sexual disorders (including infertility), helminthiasis, infections, leucorrhea, insect bite, fever, bone fracture, debility, tongue lesions, and mental disorders.
This herbal medicine has been used to treat jaundice, leucorrhea, carbuncles, scabies, enteritis, dysentery, and pyogenic infections of the skin.
of Cases % of Cases Heaviness in lower abdomen 6 12% Lower abdomen pain 18 36% Menstrual irregularity with pain 9 18% Dysuria 4 8% Infertility 1 2% Leucorrhea 2 4% Poor stream of Urination 7 14% Pain and bleeding PV 2 4% Bleeding PV after Menopause 1 2% Total 50 100% TABLE V: Spectrum of ailments Types of cases No.
The diseases treated included respiratory tract disorders, skin disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, vomiting tendency, eye problems, cat or dog bite, pain, puerperal fever, tongue lesions, fever, bone fracture, leucorrhea, sexual disorders, burning sensations in hands or feet, jaundice, ear infections, piles, and chicken pox.
The leaves and fruits of the plant are used in the folk medicinal system of Bangladesh for treatment of diabetes, colic, jaundice, diarrhea, leucorrhea, hypertension, bronchitis, skin eruptions, urinary troubles, and internal bleeding (M.
Fever, gastritis, 22264 albuminuria, whooping cough, carminative, leucorrhea, gonorrhea, menstrual disorder Amomum compactum SOLAND ex Cough, tonsillitis, 22265 MATON menstrual disorder, colic, influenza, gastritis Amomum compactum SOLAND ex Tonic, fever 22266 MATON Andrographis paniculata Diabetes, gonorrhea, 22267 (BURM.
Majority of women (24.7%) thought that contraceptives (especially IUCDs and TT) causes excessive bleeding and pain, 17.8% women said contraceptive usage caused weakness, 13.09% thought that it causes leucorrhea whereas approximately 2.2% women thought that contraceptive causes cancer and were expelled spontaneously.