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I don't have any autoimmunities like hepatitus etc.. How did I get lichen planus. No one in my family has it.?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Dumb luck

Most lichen planus occurs in the absence of any other disease or family history.
It's a nuisance but can usually be managed. Good luck.

In brief: Dumb luck

Most lichen planus occurs in the absence of any other disease or family history.
It's a nuisance but can usually be managed. Good luck.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Brian Novick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Usually just happens

Autoimmunity us one theory.
But it can happen to anyone.

In brief: Usually just happens

Autoimmunity us one theory.
But it can happen to anyone.
Dr. Brian Novick
Dr. Brian Novick
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