Uttarbasti is an Ayurvedic procedure in which specific oil based medicine or decoction is administered in the urethra, through urethral meatus, with a syringe (urethral catheterization is not required). It is a non invasive procedure with minimal or no pain, so anesthesia is not required.
Procedure is carried out by an expert, under all aseptic precautions and sterilized medicine is used, so there are no chances of introducing any kind of infection into the urethra. Being day care treatment no hospitalization is required and patient can resume work same day as bed rest is not required. Most of the patients require ten settings which are usually done on alternate days. Total duration of treatment is approximately 20 days.
Uttarbasti contributes very important role in treating infertility because it has direct local action in reproductive system. Indications of Uttarbasti- Anovulatory Cycles, P.C.O.D or P.C.O.S., Fallopian Tubal Block, Irregular Menses, Uterine Fibroids, Endometriosis, Cervical Polyp, Acidic pH of vagina, DUB, Recurrent abortions.
In this procedure medicine is instilled in the Uterus in females per vagina, All aseptic precautions are followed. The procedure takes about 15- 20 minutes. It is carried out for three consecutive days or as required.