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Treatments For Lichen Nitidus
6mo to 1year: It could be a longtime.Get a more detailed answer ›
So i assume you: were diagnosed by a physician with lichen nitidus. If so they should have told you that it is a benign condition and can last a short or long time. The longest I have ever seen is 2 years. but could be longer. ...Read more
What to do if I have lichen nitidus and its been for me almost a year What to do if I have searched everywhere for recovery but nothing?
Lichen nitidus: It usually resolves on it's own without treatment. ...Read more
I have bumpy dots on my elbow and the palms of my hands
What is this...could this be lichen nitidus?
Well : For specific diagnosis to Healthtap consult with pictures or see you dermatologist ...Read more
Lichen planus: Topical steroid creams that, for example, are under wrapping or taped at bedtime may also be useful when possible. For localized, itchy, thick lesions, injections of corticosteroids may be given. Antihistamines may blunt the itch, particularly if it is only moderate. Oral immunosuppressants are also used in more severe cases. ...Read more
Not immediate: Treatment for lichen planus varies with the individual. There are generally triggers that set off some of the signs and symptoms. Why does it happen? It attacks numerous spots on the body. If you are looking for a good source of information, research Baylor University. They have a clinic treating lichen planus. The have a online support group for info and help. ...Read more
HYPER LICHEN????: SORRY. NO SUCH ANIMAL . . . ...Read more
BXO: Bxo is a condition of the skin of unknown etiology which causes loss of elasticity of the foreskin leading to phimosis and can extend to the glans penis and urethra causing meatal stenosis and urethral strictures. Most of the time the treatment is surgical. Steroids are usually unsuccessful. ...Read more
May need to confirm: Oral surgeons and oral pathologists often require a biopsy to confirm diagnosis before recommending treatment (or lack thereof). While some lesions may be typical, others may not be. It's seldom a good idea to prescribe treatment without knowing for sure what a patient has. Typically patients are given a topical corticosteroid when necessary although many require nothing at all. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
LP: Lp has no known cause or cure. We treat the symptoms only. What medical treatment did you have that you believe led to the lp? Please be more specific for a more detailed answer and please see your md. ...Read more
Hi doctors, can you tell me what is lichen planus and how is caused and what treatment is best for 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