Lichen simplex chronicus is it pimples?

LSC. Lsc is a condition caused by chronic rubbing/scratching of the skin. A form of eczema, it may be treated with topical corticosteroids, moisturizers, and oral corticosteroids or oral antihistamines in some cases. See dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment.

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How do you treat lichen simplex chronicus?

Where? See a dermatologist. Usual treatment is high potency topical steroid except on face or genital or in folds of skin. Read more...

How can you treat lichen simplex chronicus?

Steroids. Topical or intralesional steroids, emollients, antihistamines, covering the areas to prevent itching so that the areas decrease in thickness. Read more...

What's the chance of having lichen simplex chronicus if I have fissure?

Chronic rubbing? Lichen simplex chronicus is a thickening of the skin caused by chronic rubbing or scratching. A fissure usually tends to be more painful than itchy, but if it is an area you are chronically rubbing, it is possible to develop lichen simplex chronicus. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and management. Read more...

How can I cure the lichen simplex chronicus on my scrotum?

Lichen simplex. This problem occurs because of excess scratching and rubbing. Topical corticosteroids such as Hydrocortisone 1% can be helpful. A prescription drug, Protopic ointment is another alternative. Applying ice to the itchy areas can reduce the symptoms. Read more...

Dx by vulvar biopsy lichen simplex chronicus currently using clobetasol but how do I find out the cause as I understand lsc is a response to itching?

Check out this link. Take care! http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/doctor/lichen-simplex-chronicus. Read more...
Detailed History. The cause of lsc can be caused by many things. Unfortunately a cause may not be found in many cases. But there are some things that may trigger the disorder. Do you use party-liners or feminine hygiene products? Do you use perfumed soaps or vaginal creams? Do you wear occlusive clothing, such as tight lycra garments, or confining undergarments, such as non-cotton underwear or thongs? These garmen. Read more...

How to cure ingrown hairs due to lichen simplex chronicus?

Use a loofa. chronic ingrowing hairs from any cause can be helped by using a loofa. the loofa removes dead skin cells which often clog the hair follicle. by keeping the follicle opening clear of obstruction, the hairs will be more likely to grow normally. Read more...

If had lichen simplex chronicus on my eyelids, will it go away when I apply neosporin?

Lichen Simplex. Treatment is aimed at reducing pruritus and minimizing existing lesions because rubbing and scratching cause lichen simplex chronicus. Location, lesion morphology, and extent of the lesions influence treatment. For the eye lid, i recommend prescription Elidel (pimecrolimus) or protopic. Read more...

Lichen simplex chronicus will it spread to other family members?

Possible. Lichen simplex chronicus describes thickening of the skin secondary to scratching. In and of itself it is not contagious. However, if one is scratching an infected site, then one could transfer that infection to others. Read more...