Lok Nath Sharma I Smita Datta’ and Manas Ranjana Hota3
(Received on 12-09-2008)
All the classical texts have explained the salient features of Mutrakricchra as “Dukhena Mutra Pravritti”. Any type of Dukha or discomfort during micturation The exhaustive references of Nidana
enumerated in ancient Ayurvedic texts in context of this disease, need to be analyzed in great detail in relation to changed circumstances of modem day.
Identification of causative factors , and getting ways of avoiding indulgence in them, thus goes a long way in successful management of this disease.The symptoms of Mutrakricchra are similar to urinary tract infection. In lower urinary tract infection, patient suffers from urgency, frequency, suprapubic pain, discomfort etc. associated with the presence of micro-organisms in the urinary tract. Some patients can also have symptoms of infection with very low or none of the bacterial count in urine. It is included under acute urethral syndrome. Interstitial cystitis is a condition that results in recurring discomfort or pain in the bladder and surrounding pelvic region. Medical tests reveal no organism in the urine of patients with interstitial cystitis. Further more, patients with intestinal cystitis do not respond to antibiotic therapy. Researchers are working to find effective treatments. All the above diseases have similar features except bacterial count in urine. ‘
It is well-established fact that microorganism causes disease when a persons immunity get down and this
condition gives site for infection. Thus, the important causative factor of production of disease is impaired immunity than microbes. By considering the classical references on Mutrakricchra Chikitsa a clinical study was conducted to assess the efficacy and sensitivity of drug. is included under Mutrakricchra. If a person complaints frequency, urgency, burning micturation, pain and if the urine is of red-yellow-orange etc., then the condition is diagnosed as Mutrakricchra.