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How to get better immune system to stop lichen sclerosus?

I have lechen sclerosis on my neck which is advancing up toward the crown through my hair. I also have toxic multi nodular goiter which needle biopsies think are not cancer. These issues both are 18 months since beginning. Endocrinologist nor ent nor dermatologist know anything about them both being caused by immune system deficiency. I also have psoriatic arthritis. If these are all immune system deficiency caused, how can I stop them or other new problems?
Fri, 12 Apr 2019
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Hi,

It is very difficult to prevent the disease process in autoimmune diseases. Immunosuppressive drugs like methotrexate and azathioprine are used widely to control disease activity throughout the world. You may consult the experts of all medical fields to have control.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr. Ilyas Patel, Dermatologist
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