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I recently went to the doctor and found out that I have a rash on my neck called Lichen Striatus. Is there anyway I can get rid of this?? Please help!

I recently went to the doctor and found out that I have a rash on my neck called Lichen Striatus. Is there anyway I can get rid of this?? Please help!

Lichen striatus: Treatment *Treatment is typically unnecessary as the condition is self-resolving *Primary goal of treatment is control of symptoms *Prescription therapies may be recommended in some cases OTC Options: emollient creams ...Read more

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My daughter was diagnosed with lichens striatus before age 1. she is now 15 and still has it. everything I have read says it will go away on it's own?

My daughter was diagnosed with lichens striatus  before age 1. she is now 15 and still has it. everything I have read says it will go away on it's own?

Lichen striatus: usually diagnosed in childhood and lasts from 6 mths to a couple yrs If it has lasted this long the lesion needs to be biopsied because lt could be a different ;look alike skin disorder ...Read more

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What is lichen planus?

What is lichen planus?

Lichen planus: Lichen planus is a common skin rash that is not contagious. See your primary care physician for topical and oral medications treatment. Sometimes Lichen planus may spontaneously resolve. ...Read more

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What is lichen planus ?

What is lichen planus ?

Lichen Planus: Lichen planus is a chornic disease of the skin and oral mucusa. Its name refers to the dry and undulating, "lichen-like" appearance of affected skin. The underlying pathology of this disease is unknown at this time. ...Read more

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What causes lichen planus?

What causes lichen planus?

Unknown: The cause of lichen planus is unknown. In certain locales, patients with extensive lichen planus seem to be more likely to have a hepatitis C virus infection of the liver. Often see people with full dentures that seem to get it, but really hard to determine a specific source ...Read more

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How do I cure lichen planus?

How do I cure lichen planus?

Flagyl: If this is lichen planus you need to be tested for associated problem as hepatitis c. I have good experience with oral flagul which needs to be used foe several months to flatten the lesions and lighten the residual color. The mechanism of action is unknown. ...Read more

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Any cures for lichen planus?

No: Unfortunately no. Usually the process burns itself out after an average of about 18 months. The trouble is we don't really know the exact cause/trigger. So that makes it very difficult to comeup with a cure. ...Read more

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Are there any lichen planus?

Are there any  lichen planus?

?: ? Are there any lichen planus what? I think your question was cut short or incomplete. ...Read more

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Could you identify: lichen planus?

Autoimmune disorder : Lp is an autoimmune disorder that can effect almost any tissue. The cause remains unknown and treatments are limited to helping symptoms associated with the condition and in controlling the extent of exacerbation during time of increased disease activity. ...Read more

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Could toprolxl cause lichen planus?

Could toprolxl cause lichen planus?

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