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Please let me know if there is a cure for lichen planus?

Please let me know if there is a cure for 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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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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Please let me know if there is a cure for lichen planus, best medication?

Please let me know if there is a cure for lichen planus, best medication?

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 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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Can pancha tikta ghrita guggulu helps to cure lichen planus?

Can pancha tikta ghrita guggulu helps to cure 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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I stopped or slowed my lichen planus, has anybody cured theirs?

I stopped or slowed my lichen planus, has anybody cured theirs?

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/oral surgeon to manage this disease. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a cure for oral lichen planus?

Please let me know if there is a cure for oral lichen planus?

No cure: There is no cure, just maintenance for lichen planus. Several dentists work with particular pharmacies to have a custom rinse made up for helping with the problem. Sometimes some meds may have to be administered in severe cases. I would consult your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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How and how much time is linear lichen planus cured completely?

How and how much time is linear lichen planus cured completely?

No cure: If it truly is lichen planus, I don't think there is a total cure. It can only be treated and managed, but never completely cured. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is lichen planus and what is the cure?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is lichen planus and what is the cure?

Lichen Planus: Read the following and then discuss it with a dermatologist or oral surgeon (or both): http://www. Aad. Org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/i---l/lichen-planus. ...Read more

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Any cures for lichen planus?

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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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 causes lichen planus and how can it be cured?

What causes lichen planus and how can it be cured?

Mysterious: The exact cause is unknown however may be related to an allergic or immune reaction. Treatments could include: antihistamines, immune-suppressing medications, topical corticosteroids, topical retinoic acid and uv light. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there is any cures out there for lichen planus?

No cure: Lichen planus is an autoimmune disease and thus there is no cure. However, you can still protect and keep your dentition for lifetime without any problem. ...Read more

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I am facing problem with "eruptive lichen planus" from last 1month. Pl suggest me best and conventional way to cure it in faster. Using zempred4mg tabs?

I am facing problem with "eruptive lichen planus" from last 1month. Pl suggest me best and conventional way to cure it in faster. Using zempred4mg tabs?

Maybe or not: Lichen planus is a 'planus' with unknown reason and could be associated with an autoimmune disorder. Please seeing a dermatologist for proper treatment and referral. ...Read more

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How can I cure lichen planus pigmentosis from face n lower neck?

Dermamtologist: Lichen planus pigmentosus is a rare variant of lichen planus and is characterized by the presence of hyperpigmented, dark-brown macules in sun-exposed or skin-fold areas of the body. Treatments include topical steroids,); systemic steroids; oral metronidazole, oral acitretin, narrow-band or broadband uv-b therapy. Obviously, this problem has to be managed by a dermatologist. No cure - just manage. ...Read more

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How can I cure oral thrush or lichen planus?

How can I cure oral thrush or lichen planus?

Oral thrush: With proper medical treatment, most simple thrush infections can be cured in about 7 to 14 days. Most likely the infection may not return as long as you stay healthy and well nourished. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment. There is no treatment for lichen planus. Take care. ...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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What are the best doctor/hospital to cure oral lichen planus (opl) in the us?

What are the best doctor/hospital to cure oral lichen planus (opl) in the us?

No cure: There is no cure, just maintenance for lichen planus. Several dentists work with particular pharmacies to have a custom rinse made up for helping with the problem. Sometimes some meds may have to be administered in severe cases. I would consult your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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