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What to do if I have a condition called "lichen planus"?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Lichen planus

Many people get lichen planus.
It could appear on the skin or areas covered by a mucous membrane. On skin, lichen planus may last a few months and spontaneously clear on its own. On a mucous membrane lichen planus is more resistant and need medications and other treatments help relieve itching and promote healing. Ask your PCP for more information.

In brief: Lichen planus

Many people get lichen planus.
It could appear on the skin or areas covered by a mucous membrane. On skin, lichen planus may last a few months and spontaneously clear on its own. On a mucous membrane lichen planus is more resistant and need medications and other treatments help relieve itching and promote healing. Ask your PCP for more information.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dentistry - Periodontics

In brief: Close monitoring

First a biopsy if not done yet to confirm diagnosis, treat the symptoms and monitor for any complications.
Do you have it orally or just on your skin?

In brief: Close monitoring

First a biopsy if not done yet to confirm diagnosis, treat the symptoms and monitor for any complications.
Do you have it orally or just on your skin?
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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