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How can I get relief from lichen planus?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Lichen Planus
In more severe cases, physicians may recommend oral medications or therapy with ultraviolet light.
Oral medications may include a course of oral corticosteroids such as Prednisone or Metronidazole (flagyl). Occasionally, other immunosuppressive agents may be employed. However, the itching may return after the drug has been discontinued. A low-dose oral corticosteroid every other morning.

In brief: Lichen Planus
In more severe cases, physicians may recommend oral medications or therapy with ultraviolet light.
Oral medications may include a course of oral corticosteroids such as Prednisone or Metronidazole (flagyl). Occasionally, other immunosuppressive agents may be employed. However, the itching may return after the drug has been discontinued. A low-dose oral corticosteroid every other morning.
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