leucorrhoea


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leucorrhoea

leu·kor·rhe·a

(lū'kōr-ē'ă)
Discharge from the vagina of a white or yellowish viscid fluid.
Synonym(s): leukorrhagia, leucorrhoea, leukorrhoea.
[leuko- + G. rhoia, flow]

leucorrhoea

Any whitish VAGINAL DISCHARGE containing mucus and pus cells. Leucorrhoea is purely descriptive and is not a specific disease.
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Though, this issue occurs with passing age but because of lack of nutrients, young females are also suffering from leucorrhoea even before getting involved in sexual activities.
A yellow brown leucorrhoea may be noticed between the menses and the patient may have a history of emotional instability.
A USING the remedy Sepia can help the trouble that you are experiencing with Leucorrhoea.
Different parts of the species are considered to be useful in the treatment of urinary discharges enlargement of spleen leucorrhoea leukoderma tumors liver disorders gonorrhea gout and wound healing [2 3].
Inclusion Criteria: (i) Age group of women: 18-40 years; (ii) Marital status: Married women only; (iii) Presenting symptoms included in the study were, (a) Leucorrhoea, (b) Backache, (c) Irregular menses, (d) Post coital bleeding; (iv) All women were examined in post menstrual period.
et Hook * Alleviate toothache * Clears swelling and dampness in leucorrhoea * To clear wind which leads to development of white vaginal discharge, amenorrhea and swelling in vagina Chuan Xiong Rhizoma Chuanxiong * Promotes qi and circulation * Relieves pain like headaches, abdominal ache, chest pain, muscle pain, boils, amenorrhea
Achyranthes aspera Menstrual pain, lower abdominal pain, Leucorrhoea, menstrual problems, Edema (Hossan et al, 2009); Leucorrhoea (Prusti and Behera, 2007a); Pruritus, oedema, haemorrhoids, pneumonia (Chakraborty and Bhattacharjee, 2006); Abortifacient (Mitra and Mukherjee, 2009); Scorpion bite (Rai and Nath, 2005).
The liquid that is present in this plant can be used to treat gynaecopathy including morbid leucorrhoea, menoxe-nia, dysmenorrhoea, endometritis, appendagitis, and pelvic inflammation (Wei 2006a).
Clinically, in primary infertility group, 8 (16%) had no symptoms, 6 (12%) reported of menstrual disorders, 7 (14%) had pain in abdomen, 4 (8%) had dysmenorrhoea, 9 (18%) had secondary amenorrhoea, 10 (20%) had primary amenorrhoea and 6 (12%) had leucorrhoea.
Belladonna is especially useful for PMS that features a violent bearing down pain, as if everything might fall out, as well as cramping, abdominal colic, faecal incontinence and leucorrhoea.
Since ancient times it is regarded as an aphrodisiac in addition to its beneficial claims on various ailments such as urinary infections, inflammations, leucorrhoea, oedema and ascites (Chopra et al.