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Suggest treatment for marks on skin due to lichen planus pigmentosus

i have been diagnosed with lichen planus pigmentosus. it has been over 2 years since i have a mark on my neck. initial one mark generated on my neck and after an year my stomach got these marks too now lately almost after an year i am getting these marks on my arms as well. i am worried . i am under homeopathy treatment for sometime now but nothing seems to be helping me. now lately i have gone for skin punch biopsy test and the doctor has started treating me. i am under aelopathy treatment now. what should i do?
Wed, 1 Oct 2014
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Hello,

The marks of lichen planus pigmentosus are really difficult to be treated and cured. If I were your treating dermatologist then would have prescribed a cream with Kojic acid with arbutin and mulberry extract in it.

On the other nights I would have prefrred Azelaic acid gel can be applied over the affected area of pigmentation. These are one of the best and safest creams to be applied.

All the best.
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