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Suffering from Lichen planus. Dark spot after using Topisal. Now using Kojivit gel. Suggestions?

hi i am 28 year old girl i was suffering from lichen plannus from last 4 months my skin specialist suggested me Topisal 6%. I used it from last 3 months the near by affected area in which i used Topisal it causes a whitening of skin, itiching is no longer persist but it leaves a dark spot on my skin, now i stopped Topisal. Now I used Kojivit Gel does it removes the dark spot and make normal skin colour .
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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Thanks for posting your query.
Lichen planus will take more than six months to disappear. Steroids as ointments or oral is a good and effective treatment. But steroids generally produce hypo pigmentation on the surrounding skin as it diffuses on to the normal skin. It is one of the side effects. You may stop steroids and apply non steroidal agents which are available. They are tacrolimus or pimecrolimus which can be applied once or twice a day.
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