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Can you tell me any homeopathic medicine for lichen planus?

Can you tell me any homeopathic medicine for lichen planus?

Lichen planus: Lichen planus is a chronic, possibly autoimmune skin condition which has no conventional cure. Http://tinyurl. Com/nmtczy3 for help with this condition you'd need to consult with an experienced homeopathic physician or other practitioner for the homeopathic remedy most tailored to you. Http://www. Homeopathyusa. Org/ without evaluating you, I don't know which homeopathic medicine might help you. ...Read more

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Lichen Planus (Definition)

A skin rash that is triggered by the immune system. It can be treated by using topical and oral medications to reduce symptoms, or by using drugs that ...Read more


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Expert opinions? Which drug are the most common causes of lichen planus?

Expert opinions? Which drug are the most common causes of lichen planus?

Cause: Lp is associated with people who are more likely to have hep c. It is associated with drugs containing gold, bismuth, arsenic, quinidine; the actual cause is unknown and there is no cure. ...Read more

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What help is their for lichen planus? I have tried many oral pain medicine

What help is their for lichen planus? I have tried many oral pain medicine

There: There are slew of treatments for oral lichen planus. Unfortunately, many doctors are not verse with treating this condition. I have an extra area of expertise with oral diseases including lichen planus and have many patients with this condition. Treatments can range from topical steroids to systemic anti-inflammatories. The other providers in my office with expertise include dr john ebner do, karla horton pac, and michelle cote pac. ...Read more

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I am diognosed with lichen planus. Does anybody know any homeopathic medicine for it?

I am diognosed with lichen planus. Does anybody know any homeopathic medicine for it?

Lichen planus: Lichen planus is a chronic, possibly autoimmune skin condition which has no conventional cure. Http://tinyurl. Com/nmtczy3 to receive the homeopathic medicine most tailored to you, you'd need to consult with an experienced homeopathic physician or other practitioner. Http://www. Homeopathyusa. Org/ without evaluating you, I don't know which of many homeopathic medicines might work best for you. ...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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Does oral lichen planus have to do with HPV in mouth, I had lichen planus and sores but they gave me yeast medicines and they went away.?

Does oral lichen planus have to do with HPV in mouth, I had lichen planus and sores but they gave me yeast medicines and they went away.?

Oral Thrush: Oral lichen planus is a long-term disorder of the immune system. Symptoms of lichen planus are similar to thrush, and often mistaken for thrush. However, if sores went away with yeast medicines, it was an oral thrash. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Anything new on treating oral lichen planus?

New treatments?: Most of lichen planus is non-symptomatic and doesn't need to be treated. If you have painful erosive lichen planus it is usually treated with steroids or anti-inflammatories. Unfortunately, these just treat the symptoms not the disease. Lichen planus is an auto-immune disorder and currently most medical professionals do not have effective tools to treat this problem short of corticosteroids. ...Read more

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How can I heal lichen planus homeopathically?

See a dermatologist: Lichen planus is treatable. Homeopathy is always an expensive placebo. If anything improves with homeopathy it is always a coincidence. Lichen planus may occur as reaction to a med or to a hepatitis virus. Frequently a cause is not identified but it is still treatable. But only with real medicine. ...Read more

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How to keep oral lichen planus under control?

LP: Best thing to do is to consult your md and oral surgeon. Lp has no cure, will wax and wane and we treat the symptoms only. ...Read more

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Is there a way to help lichen planus at home?

See a dermatologist: Lichen planus is a chronic condition which needs to be treated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the cures out there for lichen planus?

What are the cures out there for lichen planus?

No cure: Lichen planus is an autoimmune disease and is not curable, nor is there a known cause. It falls into the category of desquamative gingivitis. Often, it is confined to the oral mucosa and is treated with topical or other steroids. Generally, it is manageable and not painful, although sometimes it can be uncomfortable. ...Read more

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What to do if I have lichen planus, what is it?

What to do if I have lichen planus, what is it?

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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Please help! What is the cause of lichen planus?

Please help! What is the cause of 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