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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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  • My dermatologist has prescribed Plaquenil.

    I have oral, genital and skin LP.  My dermatologist is giving me steroid shots and has prescribed Plaquenil, but told me to see my opthamologist regularly because a side effect can be that it effects your retina.  Has anyone had any experience with this medication?

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  • At last an answer!

    Hello all. I am from the US and was diagnosed with lichen planus a year and a half ago. I had it all over my legs, arms, stomach, and back. No oral issues.  After 6 months of pain, discomfort, and only wanting to wear long pants and long sleeve shirts, I decided to get an opinion from another doctor....

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  • skin whitening lotion

    hi everyone. i siffer from skin lp for 8 years and never ever got relief from it and do nothing for it and still it is spreading all my body gradually but at one time i used a skin whitenning lotion name erike and it helped vanishing bumps and just remained scars but i can not find this lotion again

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  • Are your eyes affected by lichen planus?

    I was diagnosed with vulval lichen planus a few weeks ago.  I also have sore, itchy eyes, the left worse than the right.  My optician did a dry eye test - tear break up time - which was 2 - 3 seconds, whereas the normal score is 12 seconds, so my eyes are extremely dry.  I am using eye...

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  • Lichen Planus on the vulva.

    I've just been diagnosed with this on the vulva and have been prescribed Dermovate and also Hydromol and Dermol as an emollient. I'm to see the dermatologist again in three months.   Has anyone else got it on the vulva?  I'd be grateful for any tips or advice.

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  • 15 years and vlp is that possible

    I think I have lichen planus down there I dont know the docter it can but the burning and iching get worse everyday I had 3 diffrindt types of creams for infection but that only helpt me for 5 days but ther is something wrong whit me skin it's driffen me crazy now for almost 2months please any advise...

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  • Wife may have OLP

    Wow! I did not realize how hard it is to diagnose OLP. I think my wife may have it she has pretty much through all you have the dentist to the oral specialist her personal doctor and has been through 2 biopsy's which were negative. But now her mouth is getting more worse with soreness. She has a...

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  • Lichen Planis

    I have Lichen Plan is on my lower legs and it is severe!! It itches so unbelievably bad. I scratch until I bleed and sometimes don't even realize I'm bleeding because I'm scratching so hard!!! My dermatologist put me on Prednisone and it cleared up. For a few weeks. Then the itch started...

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  • Which emollient?

    I have vulval lichen planus.  At the moment, I'm using Dermol for washing and also use Hydromol Ointment after going to the loo.  I'm seeing my GP today and am going to discuss which emollient is best.  I've read about Epaderm and Emollin 50:50 Spray and I'm sure there...

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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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  • Turmeric for Lichen planus

    I have suffered badly from skin LP nearly for 6 months..my both hands, legs and back was covered with LP. I was taking allergy meds but avoided steroids... The LP healed after about 6 months and left me with scars all over body... i started using turmeric paste for scars... after a period of two months...

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  • Oral Lichen Planus/ Lichen Planus

    It began for me on February 2, 2015. My mouth hurt, Doctor after doctor told me I had thrush. After thousands of dollars spent....I was seen by a Dr. of internal medicine 3 times...8 vials of blood. An ear nose and throat Dr....an immunologist 3 times...8 vials of blood. A Dr. of infectious disease 3...

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  • Lp of mouth

    I have lp of my mouth any body have sore lips and clog nose can't breath out nose for about 6 months when frist diagnosis,I am 62 

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  • White patches inside mouth

    I have white rash type lesson inside my mouth since 3 months, as per dentist it is lichen planus and he has given antoxid HC capsules and candid+Tacroz forte cream to apply locally, have visited ENT and he told mucosa is fine, sometime burning sensation but No pain since 3 months, Rashes was hard earlier...

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  • Clobetasol

    Has anyone experienced itching from using Clobetasol? My doc says it stop the itch. It makes mine itch more!

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  • No relief from amalgam filling removal

    I have read with interest those of you who have had relief from OLP following the removal of amalgam fillings.   I have suffered from OLP for many years.  Some time back after reading an article suggesting that the amalgam could make my symptoms worse, I arranged to have all of mine replaced.  ...

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