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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Lichen Nitidus

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What is the longest time lichen nitidus could last?

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

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Are there any treatments for lichen sclerosus?

Are there any treatments for lichen sclerosus?

Steroid ointment : High potency steroid ointment can be curative for this process so check with your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with oral lichen planus. Very painful. Normal treatments ineffective. Took cephalexin for another condition. Olp gone for 4 mos. Explain.

Diagnosed with oral lichen planus. Very painful. Normal treatments ineffective. Took cephalexin for another condition. Olp gone for 4 mos. Explain.

Autoimmune: This is an autoimmune disease where layers of the tissues tend to separate. It doesn't go away generally but will "come and go". Don't let it get out of hand. Usually routinely applied topical steroids will help. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments to get rid of hyper pigmentation left by lichen planus?

Are there any treatments to get rid of hyper pigmentation left by lichen planus?

See dermatologist: There are a number of pulsed light and laser treatments for hyperpigmentation. The risks and benefits need to be explained to you before any treatment. discuss the options with your dermatologist ...Read more

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Are there alternative treatments to lichen planus in my mouth?

Are there alternative treatments to lichen planus in my mouth?

Maybe: Most people with oral lichen planus don't need yo do anything because there are usually no symptoms. There is no cure and if it is severe enough for you to have symptoms then you will need either topical or systemic steroids depending on the severity. I am unaware of any alternative treatments for this condition. ...Read more

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Are there any new treatments for lichen sclerosis on the horizon beside estrace and clobetesol?

Are there any new treatments for lichen sclerosis on the horizon beside estrace and clobetesol?

Testosterone: An old treatment is 2 per cent testosterone on aquaphor which is applied twice a day. It is helpful in a high percent of women. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about treatment that helps with lichen planus?

Lichen planes: Treatments for lichen planus include topical and oral corticosteroids. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and other treatment options. ...Read more

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