PREVALENCE OF SKIN DISORDERS IN ASSAM OF PATIENTS ATTENDING OPD AT AYURVEDIC HEALTH CENTRE OF KANAKLATA CIVIL HOSPITAL, TEZPUR DURING THE YEAR OF 2020-2021
Keywords:Dadru, Skin disorder, Dosha adhikya
Skin disorders are increasing alarmingly in recent period of time owing to a number of conditions. Although they do not cause severe medical problems, most of the time a person may suffer from anxiety and depression owing to it’s cosmetic concerns. The aim of the study is to provide an assisting tool for evaluating skin disorders commonly occurring in a particular geographical distribution of Assam. An observational study was done from March 2020 to January 2021. Patients suffering from skin disorders of all age group were included in the study. A prevalence study of 110 newly diagnosed cases of various skin disorders have been reported. The main objective of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of skin disorders in Assam for early diagnosis and treatment. As per our study the most of the patients seeking medical interventions were diagnosed with Dadru. Along with that Kaphadoshadhikya have been associated with among 80% pre and newly diagnosed cases of Dadru. An increasing number of daily patient inflow to OPD manifesting skin disorders, throws light on satisfactory improvement of symptoms relating to skin disorders, attained by the treatment module adopted in Ayurvedic health centre at Kanaklata Civil Hospital.
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