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  • Oral Lichen Planus flare up

    So right now my OLP is really bad.  Has anyone had same issues I have right now and if so, what treatment did you get or suggest.  My ulcers in back are very inflamed in the back of my mouth ( behind back molars) and along the gums line on the side of my mouth ( inner cheek below teeth). ...

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  • Does stress affect LP?

    I have vulval LP and am following a Dermovate regime which my dermatologist recommended.  I also use Zeroderm every day.  Things haven't cleared totally, but there is certainly some improvement from when I first saw the dermatologist in August.  However, at the moment I'm under...

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  • Tacrolimus

    i was just given an Rx for Tacrolimus. Ive just started it and noticing a general burning in my mouth, feels like I’ve eaten salsa, I really notice when I drink something cold. Anyone using this? If so and you noticed a hot mouth, does it get better or go away with time? Really freaks me out using something...

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  • Oral lichen planus is getting worse

    my mouth feels like it’s on fire most of the time. When eating out, people will say “oh, it’s not spicey “. Does this happen to you. I’m continuing to have ulcers on the underside and side of my tongue. Any suggestions?  I’ve tried steroid gel, mouthwashes, lidocaine, etc.  thank you

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  • How long do the brown spots stay?

    I am a Dutch woman, age 28. I was diagnosed by my dermatologist with LP last august 2013. It started with a small spot on my lower back that itched in February. That spot stayed for a couple of months but after a few moths more spots started to show. After using soms cortisone cream that I got form the...

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  • Oral Lichen Planus

    I think I have Oral Lichen Planus but I can't get a doctor to confirm it.  I have had mouth sores in my check area since 2009 and now my gums are very red and inflammed and have been told that I have white lines on my inside cheek area.  When I go to a dentis to have my teeth cleaned,...

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  • Recently Diagnosed with Lichen Planopilaris (scalp)

    Hello all.  I'm a 30 year old male hoping to gain some valuable knowledge and insight from this community, as it's been a major struggle dealing with this disorder. I've been fighting with the following symptons on my scalp for ~2 years now: red, inflammed skin, no flakes or scales,...

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  • Licochalcone for LP skin relief

    Has any one heard of licochalcone? Has anyone tried it to soothe itching? From what I found licochalconeis is in a few cosmetic products for acne. According to the National Cancer Institute it has, "potential anti-inflammatory, antioxidant...activities." Licochalcone is a molecule contained...

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  • Awaiting diagnosis of OLP!

    Hi  I saw my dentist 7 week ago who said he saw white patch on the inside of cheek and said had I been stressed. Changing jobs, new baby on the way and I generally worry about everything! He asked me to return if the patch hasnt gone and yesterday i returned to dentist  and patch remains. Dentist...

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  • Lop and vlp

    Hello over the last few months I have been diagnosed with oral lichen planus and now recently with vulval lichen planus. i am being treated with  clobetasol steroid,and epaderm moisturiser and am feeling really fed up as I have been told there is no cure for it. Does this mean that this particular...

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  • OLP (Oral Lichen Planus) under tongue?

    Has anyone had this? I keep getting a layer of skin (or whatever it is) over the OLP under my tongue, which peels off, leaving a slightly bloody, red, sore spot, and another layer forms over it immediately. This keeps repeating.  I've had OLP for about 2 months now under my tongue. The first...

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  • OLP

    Hi, I have yet to be diagnosed with OLP but my dentist  believes I have it and referred me to a specialist who I will see in two days. I was wondering if it's normal for my throat to hurt and my gums to have white spots on them? I have never heard of this and I'm slightly freaking out about...

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  • Turmeric YAY!!!

    Here is my story. Took 2 out of the 3 Hepatitis C vaccine at work as part of the EMT training. Developed oral lichen planus and after scouring the web found a link between the two. Also, read about a study in India that cured OLP with turmeric.  I got turmeric sticks and ground them in a coffee...

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  • Lichen Planus/Lichen Sclerosus - New Treatment

    There was a short comment on the forum from a lady who had been given low dose Naltrexone as a trial treatment (USA I think).  She had had excellent results.  Has anybody else tried this?  I will be seeing my dermatologist in May and would very much like to present him with further...

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  • My OLP has been totally cured

    I am a 66 year old male and have had OLP for well over 20 years. I broke a tooth on holiday in January and the US dentist replaced my mercury amalgam filling in a molar with a resin one and that got me thinking again that years ago I'd heard there can sometimes be a link between amalgam fillings...

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  • Lychen planus on the anal region

    I have been diagnosed with lychen planus, biopsy. As I have progessed through lychen planus in this area is unbelievable in pain. My diet is mainly soft foods, softeners actually have the opposite effect due to stomach acid. Bleeding does happen since the anus is surrounded by a mucus membrane which...

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  • My cure for olp

    I have had lichen planus for many years, both oral and genitalia area.  I was seeing an oral surgeon 3X/yr to check the ulcer inside my cheek.  Visits now 2X/yr. I have cured the olp in my mouth, but still fighting the other area.  My olp cure:  equal parts solid coconut oil and baking...

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  • Lichen Planus Eye Problems

    I have Lichen Planus and Lichen Sclorosis .  I have started with an eye problem that the hospital opthalamist  believes is caused by the Lichen Planus . My eyeball swells and is painful, he has given me eye drops steroids, but they are not helping.    Can anyone help with thier experience...

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  • oral lichen planus

    Hi I have just been diagnosed with oral lichen planus. I have had a sore mouth for about six weeks now and have just seen my dentist and g.p. I thought I would find out how mwny out there have this condition as I have never heard of it before.

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  • Using aloe vera for lichen planus on penis

    Hi there. I am suffering from LP on my penis. Actually my LP is only on my penis that appeared 2 years ago. Used triderm 10 days and it passed. 1 year later it came again and now it is not going. I have used several cortizones but they helped a little bit and thinned my skin too. And i don't want...

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  • Routine for vulval lichen planus as regards emollients?

    I have VLP and am trying to establish some sort of routine.  I've been prescribed Dermol and am using it solely to wash.  I bought some Hydromol and, although it's good, it's very heavy and sticky.  Not sure what to use as a barrier, before and after I use the bathroom.  Is...

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  • Bath bombs

    Hi I joined this site because I wanted to share my experience with lichen planus so maybe I could help others.  Long story short is I realized my lichen plants was caused by using bath bombs. I went to university next to an all natural cosmetic company. I bought their bath bombs and had an...

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  • Oral Lichen Planus Moouth cure

    hi i suffering from OLP, of mouth last two years, dr gave me steroids injections, plus Allegra tab, tess , ointment, but it many side effects,  because  acidic foods increases this problem  more, so this should be totally avoided, even Apple increase this more, but now i taking homeopathic...

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  • Diagnosed with oral lichen planus

    just diagnosed with oral lichen planus. I thought I had some gum issues when I was sent to periodontist. Anyone else ls with this ailment?  What treatment are you following? Are there meds for this.  

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  • Lichen planus

    Hi been diagnosed with LP also OLP About 6 months ago. The body and foot doing better but the mouth omg. Blisters sores dry tight etc etc. How does this happen why and how long . On a mouth wash with cortisone in it dud help. Now stopped. I'm so tired of not even having a cup if hot tea without...

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  • My findings

    Hi I was diagnosed with widespread lp in February this year, I have tried many medications only to find they have caused other problems, but in the last month I have discovered what has contributed to the start of my lp. After doing much research on the net I have found that there are many medications...

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