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Lichen simplex chronicus diet

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
Dermatology 35 years experience
Steroids: Topical or intralesional steroids, emollients, antihistamines, covering the areas to prevent itching so that the areas decrease in thickness.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Where?: See a dermatologist. Usual treatment is high potency topical steroid except on face or genital or in folds of skin.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cheryl Levin
Dermatology 16 years experience
Possible: Lichen simplex chronicus describes thickening of the skin secondary to scratching. In and of itself it is not contagious. However, if one is scratchin... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
LSC: Lsc is a condition caused by chronic rubbing/scratching of the skin. A form of eczema, it may be treated with topical corticosteroids, moisturizers, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
Dermatology 21 years experience
Chronic rubbing?: Lichen simplex chronicus is a thickening of the skin caused by chronic rubbing or scratching. A fissure usually tends to be more painful than itchy, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
It's a condition: The skin condition (not disease) is caused simply enough by chronic scratching which comes about usually by chronic itching and it's a vicious cycle. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 9 years experience
Address underlying: Lsc is caused by repeat scratching of an area with resultant "lichenification" with skin thickening and woody appearance with enhanced skin markings. ... Read More
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Dr. Linda Knedler
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Use a loofa: chronic ingrowing hairs from any cause can be helped by using a loofa. the loofa removes dead skin cells which often clog the hair follicle. by keep... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 51 years experience
Lichen simplex: This problem occurs because of excess scratching and rubbing. Topical corticosteroids such as Hydrocortisone 1% can be helpful. A prescription drug, ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Lichen Simplex: Treatment is aimed at reducing pruritus and minimizing existing lesions because rubbing and scratching cause lichen simplex chronicus. Location, lesio... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not infectious: This is a mucous membrane condition which needs be monitored but it is not contagious for other people.

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