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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

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Can you tell me about lichen planus?

Can you tell me about 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

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How can you pronounce lichen planus?

See below: This is hard to answer because you cannot hear me. I would suggest you7 go to your dentist with lichen planus written out and ask. ...Read more

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I want to know what lichen planus is?

A good question: Lp is thought to be an immune system mediated response. To what is not yet known for sure. The end result being the typical itchy, purplish papules that are the classic clinical findings. There are also a number of different types of lp. So seeing a dermatologist would help you with the exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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For how long does lichen planus last?

See below: Lichen planus is a disease of the skin and/ormucous membranes that resembles lichen. It is thought to be the result of an autoimmune process with an unknown trigger. In the mouth it can cause redness and swelling, peeling of the gums and cheeks painful sores. Without treatment, most lesions will spontaneously resolve within 6–12 months. ...Read more

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In what way can I treat lichen planus?

See below: Lichen planus (LP) is a disease of the skin and/ormucous membranes that resembles lichen. . Treatment usually involves topical corticosteroids (such as betamethasone, clobetasol, dexamethasone, and triamcinolone) and analgesics, or if these are ineffective and the condition is severe, the systemic corticosteroids may be used. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from lichen planus?

How can I get relief from lichen planus?

Lichen Planus: In more severe cases, physicians may recommend oral medications or therapy with ultraviolet light. Oral medications may include a course of oral corticosteroids such as Prednisone or Metronidazole (flagyl). Occasionally, other immunosuppressive agents may be employed. However, the itching may return after the drug has been discontinued. A low-dose oral corticosteroid every other morning. ...Read more

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Can I use absorbent jr for lichen planus?

No: Lichen planus is usually treated with steroids. I have also found that some patients get help using childs toothpaste made by spry or brushing with plain xyletol and not using any other tooth paste. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about lichen planus?

Ok: It is an autoimmune disease that causes the body's immune system to attack cells in the mucus membranes of the mouth and other parts of the GI system. It is usually treated with steroids and diagnosed with examination, history, and a biopsy. ...Read more

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I would like to know what lichen planus is?

It is..: An autoimmune disease where the body attacks the skin or mucus cells lining the mouth and digestive tract. It is usually treated with steroids either topically or systemically. It can look whitish and/ or red and is diagnosed by examination, history, and biopsy. ...Read more