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Suggest treatment for lichen planus pigmentosus

I have lichen planus pigmentosus and have been prescribed Dermovate for 5 days and Prednison for 14 days + (10mg per day) + sunscreen. I had been put on Quinoric for my rheumatoid arthritis which appeared to quicken this. How can I speed up the clearing of the greying.
Fri, 21 Dec 2018
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Hi,

Dermovate is a topical steroid, it will cause depigmentation. You can use sunscreen cream. You can't get rid of hypo pigmentation.

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

Regards,
Dr. Saravanan,
Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon
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