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What Tests Will Confirm Lichen Nitidus?

can lichen nitidus last for more than one year? how can i be sure it is lichen nitidus? taking into consideration i visted many doctors and no one told me the same diagnosis... one told me it is pearly penile papules, one told me it is frodyce spots, one told me it is malosum conaginasium and the last one told me it is lichen nitidus...please help me ... these spots drive me crazy
Thu, 26 Dec 2013
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hi i do npot nosis pofthere are any tests for lichen nitidus.yes the differentiental diagnosis of lichen nitidus can be pearly penile papules, molluscum contagiosum or fordyce spo.only mc can be treatred with extirpation otherwise they are fastly infected.other conditions are noninfective and even if they are not treated nothing to worry ,they are only treated for cosmetic grounds.try tacroz gel over the lesions twice daily
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What Tests Will Confirm Lichen Nitidus?

hi i do npot nosis pofthere are any tests for lichen nitidus.yes the differentiental diagnosis of lichen nitidus can be pearly penile papules, molluscum contagiosum or fordyce spo.only mc can be treatred with extirpation otherwise they are fastly infected.other conditions are noninfective and even if they are not treated nothing to worry ,they are only treated for cosmetic grounds.try tacroz gel over the lesions twice daily