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Kshudra Roga

Reference:
C.Su.18, Chi.12, S.Ni.13, Chi. 20, A.H.U.31, M.Ni.55

Introduction:
These Vyaadhi are called as Kshudra (minor diseases) because there Hetu (causative factors), Lakshan`a (symptoms) and Chikitsaa (treatment) is not much elaborative like other Vyaadhis.

Types:

Sus`hruta (44)Vaagbhat`(36)
AjagallikaaAjagallikaa
YavaprakhyaaYavaprakhyaa
Andhaalajee 
VivritaaVivritaa
KachchhapikaaKachchhapikaa
ValmeekaValmeeka
Indravriddhaa GardabhikaaViddhaa
 Gardabhikaa
PanasikaaPanasikaa
Paashaan`AgardabhaPaashaan`Agardabha
JaalagardabhaJaalagardabha
IrivellikaaIrivellikaa
KakshaaKakshaa
GandhanaamaaGandhanaamaa
Visphot`akaVisphot`aka
Agnirohin`eeAgnirohin`ee
ChippaUpanakha Chipya Akshata
KunakhaKunakha
Anus`hayee 
 Upanakha
VidaarikaaVidaarikaa
S`HarkaraarbudaS`Harkaraarbuda
Paamaa 
Vicarcikaa 
Rakasaa 
Paadadaarikaa 
KadaraKadara
AlasaAlasa
Indralupta 
Daarun`aka 
Arumshikaa 
Palita 
MasoorikaaMasoorikaa
Yauvanapid`akaaYauvanapid`akaa Mukha Dooshikaa
Padmineekan`t`akaPadmineekan`t`aka
Jatuman`iJatuman`i
Mas`hakaMasha
CharmakeelaCharmakeela
TilakaalakaTilakaalaka
Nyachchha 
 Laanchana
VyangaVyanga
Parivartikaa 
Avapaat`ikaa 
Niruddhaprakas`ha 
SanniruddhagudaSanniruddhaguda
Ahipootana 
Vrishan`akchchhra 
Gudabhrams`ha 
 Raajikaa
 Prasupti
 Utkot`ha
 Kot`ha

Ajagallikaa
It is seen in the children. It is a Pid`akaa which is unctuous Savarn`aa, (skin coloured), Grathita (dense), Neeruja (painless). It is in shape of Mudga. It is Kapha Vaataja.

Yavaprakhyaa
It is Kat`hina (hard) and Grathita (dense) Pid`akaa in shape of Yava. It is harbouredin Maamsa Dhaatu. It is caused due to vitiation of Vaata and Kapha.

Andhaalajee
This Pid`akaa is Ghana (dense), without opening, elevated and circular. There is less pus in it. It is caused due to vitiation of Vaata and Kapha.

Vivritaa
It is a Pid`akaa having wide mouth. There is severe burning sensation. It resembles to the ripened fruit of Udumbara (Fig). It is caused due to vitiated Pitta.

Kachchhapikaa
It is Daarun`a (serious) condition. These are 5 or 6 Pid`akaa which are elevated like back of tortoise. These Pid`akaa are Grathita (dense). It is caused due to vitiation of Vaayu and Kapha. It is called as Kachchhapikaa. According to Vaagbhat`a, it is Granthi without opening. There is less puss discharge.

Valmeeka
It is a Granthi, which manifests on Paan`i TalaPaada TalaSandhi (joints), GreevaaOordhvajatru. This Granthi resembles to Valmeeka (ant hill). It aggravates slowly. There is TodaKledaParidaahaKan`d`oo. There are so many openings on it. It is caused due to the vitiation of KaphaPitta and Vaata. It is Tridoshaja.

Indravriddha Gardabhikaa Viddhaa
It is caused due to the vitiation of Vaayu and Pitta. Like Padmapushkara, it is covered by the Pid`akaa. It is called as Indravriddhaa. It is circular and elevated with Sarakta (blood). It is associated with Pid`akaa. It causespain. It is also called as Gardabhikaa. According to Vaagbhat`a, it is named as Viddhaa.

Gardabhikaa
These are the circular Pit`ikaa. They are largely elevated. There is Raaga and Pit`ikaa.

Panasikaa
This is a Pid`akaa which is manifested inside or outside of the ear. It manifests on the back also. It resembles to the esculent root of different kinds of lotus (S`haalooka). It is caused due to the vitiation of Vaata and Kapha. There is severe pain.

Paashaan`agardabha
It is S`hopha (oedema) manifests on the mandibular joint. There is mild pain. It is Sthira (stable). It is caused due to Vaata and Kapha.

Jaalagardabha
This is S`hotha which spreads like Visarpa. It causes Daaha and Jvara. It does not suppurate. It is caused due to the vitiation of Pitta. It is Jaalagardabha. It is copper coloured according to Vaagbhat`a.

Irivellikaa
This is a Pid`akaa which is manifested on the Uttamaanga (head). It is circular with

severe pain and without Jvara. It is caused due to vitiation of all the three Dosha. It manifests with all the symptoms of the three Dosha.

Kakshaa
This is a Sphot`a (blister) manifested on the BaahuPaars`hvaKakshaa (axillaryregion). It is black colouredblisters. It is caused due to vitiation of Pitta.

Gandhanaamaa
This is Pid`akaa which resembles to the Kakshaa. It is Tvaggata. It is caused due to Pitta vitiation.

Visphot`akaa
These are the blisters resembling to the blisters caused due to fire burn. There is Jvara. It is caused due to vitiation of Pitta and Rakta. These Sphot`a may get manifested on the whole body. This is called as Visphot`akaa. According to Vaagbhat`a, these are the larger blisters than the Masoorikaa.

Agnirohin`ee
These are the Sphot`a formed on the Kakshaa. They cause tearing of the Maamsa. There is AntardaahaJvara, it kills a person within 7 or 10 or 15 days. It is Asaadhya and caused due to the vitiation of all the three Dosha.

Chippa / Angulivesht`aka
Pitta and Vaata residing in to the Nakha Maamsa cause pain like Daaha and Paaka. It is called as ChippaCharaka has described it as Akshata. According to Maadhava NidaanaKunakha involves less Dosha than Chippa.

Upanakha
It is called as Akshata.

Kunakha Kuleena
When a nail gets blackened due to trauma. It becomes dry and Khara. It is called as Kunakha or Kuleena.

Anus`hayee
It is Gambheera (deeply situated) with is little oedema. It is of same colouras of the skin. It gets suppurated from inside of it. It is called as Anus`hayee. According to Maadhava Nidaana, it is Gambheera. i.e. Its inside gets suppurated. There is less S`hotha. It manifests on the dorsum of the foot.

Vidaarikaa
It is circular like Vidaaree Kanda. It manifests on the KakshaaVamkshan`a, Sandhi. It is caused due to the vitiation of all the three Dosha. It manifests with the symptoms of all the three Dosha.

S`harkaraarbuda
Kapha and Vaata vitiate MaamsaSiraaSnaayu and Meda causing Granthi (glandular growth). When it bursts out the secretions resemble to the honey, Vasaa and ghee. Therefore there is aggravation of Vaayu. It causes drying of the Maamsa. The Granthi turns to S`harkaraa (small gravels). There is foul smell, wet and there are different colours. Siraa secrets the blood suddenly. It is called as S`harkaraarbuda.

Paadadaaree
In a person who walks more, suffers from the aggravation of the Vaayu. The foot becomes very dry. (Ati Rooksha) causing tears on the foot. There is pain also. It is called as Paadadaaree.

Kadara
There is trauma due to the gravels on the ground. Dosha get association of RaktaMeda causing hard growth. It has maximum of size of Kola (Jujube). There is pain and secretions.

Alasa
Due to the contact of mud, there is wetness is the fingers of foot. There is Kan`d`ooDaaha and Rujaa.

Indralupta Khaalitya Rujaa Ruhyaa
Pitta at the Romakoopa, which gets associated with the Vaata causing falling of the hair.

Then the Kapha associated with Rakta causes obstruction of the Romakoopa, which prevents the new growth of the hairs.

Daarun`aka
It is caused due to vitiation of Vaata and Kapha. It causes dryness of the scalp. There is Prapaat`ana (splitting pain) of the scalp.

Arumshikaa
These are Arumshi Vran`aan (the small wounds) on the head. They have multiple openings. It is caused due to the KaphaRakta and Krimi.

Palita
Due to anger, sorrow and fatigue, S`hareeroshmaa (the heat of the body) matures the hairs changing their colour.

Masoorikaa
These are Sphot`a manifested on bodyand inside of the Vadana (mouth).There is DaahaJvaraRujaa. These Sphot`a are Taamra (copper coloured). It is also called as S`heetalikaa in the other texts.

Mukhadooshikaa
These are dense Pid`akaa with painon the face. They resemble to the spines of the S`haalmalee (Salmalia malabarica). It is causeddue to KaphaVaata and Rakta. These are manifested in the young age. According to Vaagbhat`a, these Mukhadooshikaa are having Meda inside it.

Padmineekan`t`aka
This is white coloured circular region, which is associated with Kan`d`oo and which is covered by spines. This is caused due to Vaata and Kapha. This is called as Padminee Kan`t`aka.

Jatuman`i
It is a painless, slightly reddish and evenly elevated circular region. It is presentby birth (Sahaja). It is S`hlakshn`a (smooth) in texture. According to Vaagbhat`a, it is Raktaja.

Mashaka
It is like black like Maasha (black gram). It is elevated, painless, stable and caused due to vitiationof Vaata.

Tilakaalaka
These are black, sesame sized moles which are painless and even. They are caused due to the drying of the Kapha by Vaata and Pitta.

Nyachchha
It is presentby birth (Sahaja). It is painlesscircular lesions, which may be large in size or it may be small. It may be S`hyaava or Sita (Grey or white). It is called as Nyachchha.

Laanchhana
According to Vaagbhat`aLaanchana is Sahaja Vikaara. It is black or white coloured circular even patch.

Charmakeela
It is explained in Ars`ha Nidaana. According to Vaagbhat`aCharmakeela are more elevated than the Mashaka. They are black or white in the colour.

Vyanga and Neelikaa
Aggravated Vaata gets associated with Pitta. It suddenly comes on face causing circular lesion causing Vyanga or Neelikaa.
Vyanga is painless, thin, Grey coloured Man`d`ala. If this Man`d`ala is black colouredwhich is manifested on body or facethen it is called as Neelikaa. According to Vaagbhat`a, when Vyanga is manifested other than the Mukha, then it is called as Neelikaa.

  • Vaataja Vyanga – Parusha and S`hyaava.
  • Pittaja Vyanga – Taamra at the ends and Neela.
  • Kaphaja Vyanga – white at the end.
  • Raktaja Vyanga- Reddish with Osha and Chimachimaayana.

Parivartikaa
It is Aagantu Vikaara and is called as Parivartikaa. Due to Mardanapeed`ana and AbhighaataVyaana gets aggravatedand harbored in the skin of the penis (Med`hra Charma). Then this skin gets retracted and hangs down like a bag under the glanspenis. There is pain and Daaha, sometimes gets suppuration. It there is itching and hardness (Kat`hina) then it is caused due to Kapha.

Avapaatik`aa
When a person performs sexual act with female, whose Yonidvaara is small, or due to trauma, the skin on the penis gets retracted or torn.

Niruddha Prakas`ha
The skin remains on the glanspenis. It gets obstructed causing obstruction to the urine. There is very slow and obstructed urination. There is no tear to glans.

Sanniruddhaguda
Due to suppression of the natural urges, Vaayu resided at the Guda, causesobstruction of the Mahasrotas causing the opening smaller. Due to the smaller opening stools are passed with the difficulty.

Ahipootana (Prisht`aaru, GudaKut`t`a, Anaamika or Maatrikaa Dosha)

This manifests in the children. After defecation, if the anal region remain unclean and unwashed, then there is Kan`d`oo, which is caused due to vitiation of Kapha and Rakta. Due to itching, there is manifestation of blisters and secretions (Sphot`a & Sraava). This is called as Ahipootana. (It is considered as Baala Roga)

Vrishan`akachchhoo
Due to unclean and poor hygiene, dirt accumulated at the scrotum gets wet. It causes itching. Due to itching, there are Sphot`a and Sraava. It is caused due to Kapha and Rakta vitiation.

Guda Bhrams`ha
Due to Pravaahan`a and Atisaara, in a person who is dry and weak, the anal canal comes out of the anus, is called as Guda Bhrams`ha.

Raajikaa
These are Pit`ikaa resembling to the mustard seeds. It manifests in a person who gets perspires more. These Pit`ikaa are with pain and they are Ghana (dense).

Prasupti
Kapha provoked by Vaayu gets dried in the skin. It causes white colourationof the skin. Gradually, it causes Vichetanatva (senselessness or unconsciousness). There is less itching and no wetness.

Kot`ha
Varat`eedasht`aakaarah S`hothah | C. Su. 7/14 Chakrapaan`i
Due to Mithyaa Yoga of Vamana etc., suppression of aggravated Pitta and Kapha, there is manifestation of Man`d`ala (circular edema) which are associated with Kan`d`ooRaaga. It is called as Kot`ha. When this Kot`ha manifests repeatedly it is called as Utkot`ha.Kot`ha is explained under Punaraavartaka Jvara also.

Utkot`ha
Due to improper cleansing procedures, or suppression of aggravated Pitta or Kapha, there is manifestation of severe itching Man`d`ala which are red coloured. They are frequent and abundant in number. It is called as Utkot`ha.

Varaahadamsht`raka
There is suppuration of Tvak (skin) with burning, severe pain, itching and fever.

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