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What are the cures out there for lichen planus?

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Dr. Ragan Faler
Dentistry

In brief: No cure

Lichen planus is an autoimmune disease and is not curable, nor is there a known cause.
It falls into the category of desquamative gingivitis. Often, it is confined to the oral mucosa and is treated with topical or other steroids. Generally, it is manageable and not painful, although sometimes it can be uncomfortable.

In brief: No cure

Lichen planus is an autoimmune disease and is not curable, nor is there a known cause.
It falls into the category of desquamative gingivitis. Often, it is confined to the oral mucosa and is treated with topical or other steroids. Generally, it is manageable and not painful, although sometimes it can be uncomfortable.
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