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What is the treatment for lichen eczema disease of the skin?

What is the treatment for lichen eczema disease of the skin?

Topical steroids: Lichen planus and eczema are two different conditions. However, both can be treated with topical or systemic steroids. A dermatologist should be able to help you chose the best treatment option. ...Read more

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How can I treat lichen planus skin disease?

How can I treat lichen planus skin disease?

See dermatologist: You need to see a dermatologist then follow his treatment protocols. ...Read more

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Is lichen simplex chronicus a disease or an abnormal response to itching?

Is lichen simplex chronicus a disease or an abnormal response to itching?

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. The itching can be caused by things such as insect bites, psoriasis, or anything else that leads to a dermatitis. Treatment is stop scratching. Easier said than done in most cases. Here's a good link to help you: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/1562.Htm. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about a skin disease called lichen planus if so what's your treatment?

Can you tell me about a skin disease called lichen planus if so what's your treatment?

Lichen Planus: See the following for basic information and then discuss it with a dermatologist: http://www.Aad.Org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/i---l/lichen-planus. ...Read more

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How much time it will take for a severe lichen planus to cure for a 11 yr old boy? Advice me with medicines and dos and don't s of tis disease.

Dermatologist: First, make sure you see a dermatologist. It is uncommon for a child to have this disorder so you need to be sure that is the correct diagnosis. There are medications that can help, but it can last for 1-2 years in adults, sometimes longer. Do not try any medication, though, until you see a dermatologist (specialist in skin diseases). ...Read more

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I am suffering from a skin disorder called "lichen planus", what to do?

I am suffering from a skin disorder called "lichen planus", what to do?

Lichen Planus: Lichen planus will wax and wane. It is a chronic rash of unknown cause with no cure, may be itchy and poorly understood by medicine. It can be managed with medication both topical and oral. It may resolve on its own. Wish i could help more; see your dermatologist to manage this disease. ...Read more

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I would like to know how to find out the cure for lychen pallus, a skin disease, is it cureable?

I would like to know how to find out the cure for lychen pallus, a skin disease, is it cureable?

Lichen planus?: I'll bet this is what they told you. If it's secondary to hepatitis C and you are cured of this, the lichen planus will also go away. Be sure you are not taking meds that can cause it. Otherwise, it's often manageable -- your physicians can advise you on this. ...Read more