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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!
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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