What is it?
Lichen planus is an inflammatory medical condition affecting the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. This condition has found to affect both men and women of all ages. Women are more prone to get the oral form of this condition.
It usually appears as purplish, often itchy, flat-topped bumps on the skin that develops over several weeks. It forms lacy white patches, sometimes with painful sores when it occurs in the mouth, vagina and the areas covered by a mucous membrane.
Lichen Planus is caused by a variety of reasons, including,
It is recommended that you visit a dermatologist when you see or feel a rash on the skin, lesions in the mouth or genitals. The dermatologists usually diagnose Lichen Planus by physical examination and will conduct the following diagnostic tests to confirm their diagnosis.
Lichen Planus on the skin usually go away or clear up automatically within a couple of years. However, if this condition affects the mucous membranes then they might become difficult to be treated and can occur again.
The doctors usually prescribe the following medications to help relieve the itching, reduce the discomfort and help in healing.
Very convincing Doctor & knowledgeable. Yet to know the effect of the treatment . But explained the reasons for prescribing each medicine. And a very pleasant personality...
Visited For Scar Treatment, Wart Removal, Laser Hair Removal...Satisfied. Highly recommended. Have a lot of patience to listen to patience's problem. Good. Overall a good...
Dr Priya is really good and she was listening patiently. She recommended me medicines as per my health issue and told me to call her whenever required. Overall she is good...