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What can be done for untreated 'lichen planus' - the lining of my mouth is swollen and sore, and front of tongue is numb, same as roof of mouth- ali?
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Dr. David Mann
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Lichen planus
Special gargles containing anesthetics and anti-inflammatory medication often help reduce symptoms.
If this topical treatment is not helpful then a brief course of steroid pills will likely help. If this persists, make sure it gets a biopsy to rule out other causes.

In brief: Lichen planus
Special gargles containing anesthetics and anti-inflammatory medication often help reduce symptoms.
If this topical treatment is not helpful then a brief course of steroid pills will likely help. If this persists, make sure it gets a biopsy to rule out other causes.
Dr. David Mann
Dr. David Mann
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Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Corticosteroids
While this will often go away on its own, it may take months.
See a dentist as there are prescription medications that can help reduce your symptoms but you will need to be professionally evaluated first.

In brief: Corticosteroids
While this will often go away on its own, it may take months.
See a dentist as there are prescription medications that can help reduce your symptoms but you will need to be professionally evaluated first.
Dr. John DeWolf
Dr. John DeWolf
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