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बाल रोग निदान

C.Sha.8, S.Sha.10, A.H.U.1, M.Ni.68.

The diseases occurring from the time from birth to 16 years (as Baala is defined as that period of time between birth and sixteen years of age) are called as Baalaroga. They are slightly different from diseases of adults and need special attention and treatment.

Diagnosis of Baala Roga is challenging as physician has to depend on history and signs (Vaidyasamvedya Lakshan`a). Physician should have proper knowledge Anumaana and consider Hetu Sevana and other mother related factors (Stanya, Aahaara etc). For example, child wherever touches and where he can not tolerate the touch, it can be said that there is pain.

When there is pain in the head, child closes his eyes.
When there is pain in the Hridaya, child touches to Jihvaa, Osht`ha, Das`hana.
When there is Kosht`ha Vibandha, then there is Vamathu (vomiting), Antra Koojana. Child beats the nipples at the time of feeding. There is Aadhmaana, Prisht`ha Nama, Jat`hara Unnamana also.
When there is pain in the Basti and Guhya Sthaana, there is Pureesha and Mootra Sanga.

Karn`a Vyadha Janya Vikaara
If there is improper pricking of the Karn`a Paalee, then there is Raaga, Ruk, Jvara, S`hopha, Daaha, Samrambha, Manyaastambha and Apataanaka.

Stanya is vitiated by all the three Dosha. By consuming this Stanya, a baby passes the stools which has Durgandhee (foul smell), Aama, resembling to water, Vibaddha, Achchha, Phenila.

There are different colours to the stools.
Urine turns to yellow, white and dense.
Jvara, Arochaka, Trit`, Chhardi
S`hushkodgaara, Vijrimbhikaa, Angabhanga, AngaVikshepa,
Koojana, Vepathu and Bhrama, Ghraan`a and AkshiPaaka. This is very serious disease (Ati Daarun`a) which is called as Ksheeraalasaka.

Dantodbheda is a cause of most of the diseases. Especially, Jvra, Vid`bheda, Kaasa, Chhardi, S`hirorujaa, Abhishyanda, Pothakee, Visarpa.
These diseases leads to Dantodbheda, get pacified by themselves when the teeth are erupted well.

Due to excessive day time sleep, cold water, consumption of Kapha Dusht`a Stanya, the Rasavaha channels get obstructed due to Kapha which manifests with different symptoms:


Thesesymptomsin turn leads to the weakness which is called as Baala S`hosha.

Taalukan`t`aka / Taalupaata
Aggravated Kapha harbors in to the Taalu, Maamsa causing Taalu Kan`t`aka. This leads to the depression of the Moordhaa.

Taalu Paata, Stana Dvesha,
Krichchhraat Paanam, Drava Pureesha,
Trishn`aa, Aasya Kan`d`oo
Akshi Ruja,. Greevaa Durdharataa and Vami
Taalupaata is a symptom of Taalu Kan`t`aka

Taalu Paata
Sus`hruta has described this condition. Due to Mastulunga Kshaya and Vaata Prakopa Central depression in the Taalu is called as Taalu Paata.

Maatrikaa Dosha / Ahipootana / Prisht`aaru / GudaKut`t`a / Anaamika
Due to the poor hygiene (Malopalepa at the Guda), there is व्रण which is caused due to vitiation of Rakta and Kapha. It is copper coloured. There is itching. It has got many complications. It is called as Maatrikaa Dosha / Ahipootana / Prisht`aaru / GudaKut`t`a / Anaamika.

Vaata Dusht`a Stanyajanya Vikaara
A child suffers from the diseases having Vaata Dosha dominance.
Its Svara becomes Kshaama. He becomes weak. There is constipation (Baddha Vit` Mootra Maaruta).

Pitta Dusht`a Stanyajanya Vikaara
There is perspiration (Svinna), Pureesha BhedaKamaalaa and other Pitta dominant diseases. He suffers from तृष्णा. The body temperature rises.

Kapha Dusht`a Stanyajanya Vikaara

Excessive salivation.
suffers from other Kapha dominant diseases
A child becomes sleepy and Jad`a (senses not attending the orders). There is oedema on the face, eyes.

Dvandvaja Stanyajanya Vikaara
It manifests with the symptoms dominated by two Dosha.

Sarvaja Stanyajanya Vikaara
It manifests with the symptoms dominated by all the three Dosha.

This is caused due to the Ksheera Dosha. It manifests in the children only. It manifests on the Vartma.

An itching and continous secretion through eyes.
A child rubs his forehead, AkshiKoot`a, Naasaa.
A child can not look at the sun rays / sunlight. He can not open his eyes.

Paarigarbhika / Paribhava / Ahin`d`ee
When breast feeding to child, is going on by a pregnant mother, Various lakshan`a develops.

Kaasa, Agnisaada, Vamathu,
Tandraa, Kaars`hya, Aruchi and Bhrama.
Kosht`ha Vriddhi.
It is also called as Paribhava or Ahin`d`ee.

Mahaapadma Visarpa
It is a fatal disease (Praan`a Naas`haka). Its onset is from Basti and S`hira. It has the colour of Padma. It is caused due to vitiation of all the three Dosha. It may spread from S`hamkha to Hridaya and Hridaya to Guda.

Ajagallikaa and Ahipootanaa
These are explained in the क्षुद्र रोग which manifests amongst the children only.

Other Diseases
ज्वर etc. diseases which are explained in the text are equally in similar way manifested in the children.

Tun`d`i Naabhi
Due to Vaayu, there is inflation of the Naabhi causing pain called as Tun`d`i Naabhi.
Asamyak Naad`ee Kartanaja Vikaara

  1. Aayaama – Deerghataa
  2. Vyaayaama – Vistaara
  3. Uttun`d`itaa – where there is both Aayaama and Vyaayaama Deergha Peenatva yutaa
  4. Pin`d`alikaa – Pariman`d`ala Yutaa
  5. Vinaamikaa – oedematous at the periphery and depressed centrally.
  6. Vijrimbhikaa – This gets inflated repeatedly.

Baala Graha

S.U.27, A.H.U.3

Baalaanaam Grahaah Baala Grahaah | A.H.U.3 Arun`adatta.

In the old age, these are created by the S`hiva for the safety of Kaartikeya.

Causes of Graha Baadhaa
Due to unwholesome behavioral conduct these Graha seize the children. However three main causes are for Graha Baadhaa are Himsaa,Rati and Abhyarchanaa. These are the intentions of various Graha to affect children.

Symptoms of Grahabaadhaa

Pratatam Rodanam
Phena Sraavo
Oordhva Drisht`i
Stanya Vidvesha
Svara Vikriti
Anga Vilekhana

Types of ग्रहरोग

Manushya Graha

  • Skanda
  • Vis`haakhaa
  • Mesha / Naigamesha
  • S`hvagraha
  • Pitri

Stree Graha

  • S`hakuni
  • Pootanaa
  • S`heetapootanaa
  • Adrisht`i Pootanaa / Andha Pootanaa
  • Mukha Man`d`itikaa
  • Revatee
  • S`hushka Revatee

ग्रहरोग from Vaagbhat`a and Sus`hruta

Asht`aanga HridayaSus`hruta
SkandaSkanda (Skandha)
Vis`haakhaSkandaapasmaara (Skanda Sakhaa / Skanda Dayitaa / Vis`haakha
Mesha / NaigameshaNaigamesha
Adrisht`i Pootanaa / Andha PootanaaAndha Pootanaa
Mukha Man`d`itikaaMukha Man`d`itikaa / Vaktra Man`d`ikaa
S`hushka RevateeS`hushka Revatee



  • Sampoorn`a Lakshan`a
  • Himsaajanya Graharoga


  • Ratijanya Graharoga


  • Asampoorn`a Lakshan`a
  • Alpa Kaala Peed`ita
  • Abhyarchanaajanya Graharoga

Comparative study of Baala Roga

  KsheeraalasakaशोषTaalukan`t`akaTaalu PaataAhipootanaKukoon`akaPaarigarbhika / Paribhava / Ahin`d`eeMahaapadma VisarpaTun`d`ee Naabhi
SvabhaavaAti Daarun`a        
AvayavaSarvaangaGhraan`aNetra TaaluMoordhaa TaaluMastulunga GudaNetra VartmaKosht`haSarvaangaGhoraDaarun`aBastiS`hiraS`hamkhaHridayaGudaNaabhi
DoshaTri Dosha PrakopaKapha Dusht`iKapha Prakopa Vaata PrakopaKapha PrakopaKapha PrakopaVaata PrakopaTridosha PrakopaVaata Prakopa
DhaatuRasaRasa Dusht`iRasa Dusht`iMaamsaMajjaaRaktaRasaRasaRakta 
SrotasRasaMootraPureeshaRasa MajjaaRaktaRasaRasaRakta 
  (Ahipootana is also called as Prisht`aaru, GudaKut`t`a, Anaamika or Maatrikaa Dosha) 

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