I have LP, and have had it for about 4 years. I now only...

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I have LP, and have had it for about 4 years. I now only have it

on my legs, mostly on my left leg. The creams I used I think have

not worked on this part of my body. I now have two large lp areas that have been damaged by my itching. One of which has been leaking sticky fluid, that often glues to my clothing. Breaking it away causes more problems. I have not had any sensible advice from my doctor about getting over the iching that manifests. I did notice that the antibiotics / paracetimol that i had been taking temperary reduced the itching, a co-insidence as these were for a tooth extraction!

I have finished my antibiotics and itching returns.

Ideas about how to get rid of itching is more important than the LP - if anyone can advise

Thanks

Wallace

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    Hi Wallace i just read abt the LP itching,i am suffering from LP for almost 1 yr now and for the itching my doc had precribed ATHRAX,and it help keep the itching calm

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    Wallace

    I have LP, see my comment dated 17/10. Since then the steriod cream has been a great help but I'm still getting new patches starting up - it's not really gone away. One thing that helped me when it was really bad was a very hot shower over the areas most affected. When I say hot I mean hot! it takes away the itching for a while, it's good if you are trying to get some sleep but the itching keeps you awake.

    Hope it helps

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    My LP experience is over eight years now starting on the inside of my left ankle. I've been to numerous dermatologists and even homeopath. The homeopath helped tham one but it reoccurred somewhere else. Right now I have a patch on the inside of the foot between the two ankles and its very painful, sore and itchy. My doctor treats it steroid injections which helps break down the hard crust but it comes back within months. The last thing I tried was a moisterising cream and dermovate which the dermatologist recommended to use by wrapping the area with plastic wrap during the night and zyrtec tablets 10mg for the itching. This worked for the right foot, all disappeared but this particular spot on the left, it wouldn't help. I hope you could get some releaf from using the Zyrtec its just one a day for two weeks. I would like some help myself its very irritating and disgusting to look at, but it could be worse, because its only my feet.
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    HI, I HAVE HAD LP FOR OVER 20 YEARS NOW :cry: MOST OF IT HAS GONE THANKFULLY I'M NOW LEFT WITH SOME ON MY PENIS AND LIPS, BUT THE WORST AREA IS ON MY RIGHT LEG. OVER THE YEARS I'V TRIED MOST STERIOD CREAMS, TABS, PASTE BANDAGES.INJECTIONS, ALAS NOT ALL HAVE HELPED, IM NOW IN THE PREDICUMENT OF GOING TO HAVE A KNEE REPLACMENT, BUT WAS TOLD THERE IS NO WAY THIS COULD BE DONE BECAUSE OF THE LP ON MY LEG. THE CONSULTANT WHO I WAS TALKING TO SUGGESTED \"HAELAN TAPE\". I HAVE NOW BEEEN USING THIS FOR SIX DAYS NOW AND HAVE FOUND THE ITCHYNESS HAS DISAPPEARED, AND SLOWLY THE SCABS ARE STARTING TO HEAL :D DONT FORGET THIS HAS BEEN ON MY LEGS FOR OVER TWENTY YEARS AND AT LAST I CAN SEE AN IMPROVEMENT. HOPE THIS HELPS YOU OR ANY ONE ELES.
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