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Lichen planus and tanning beds

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Dr. Kalpana Pathak MD

what is Hypertrophic lichen planus the wife has it on her left lower leg ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kalpana Pathak ( Dermatologist)
Dr.   Naveen Kumar MD

My wife was Dx'ed several years ago with oral lichen planus , it was confirmed by biopsy . She was told no known cure was known at the time. Since the dx, she has had intermittent problems which have ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

hi i am 32 years old and have developed a problem of lichen plainus there are many marks on my skin all over the body have tried homeopathy for few months but no cure till now. View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr.   Charu Bansal MD

XXXXXXX - 50yrs F Married. 68 kg 5'5". Suffering from LICHEN PLANUS for last one and half years. Rashes all over the body was present. Though subsided after taking ayurvedic medicines rashes appear ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Charu Bansal ( Dermatologist)
Dr.   Charu Bansal MD

Hi Doctor - I have been suffering from Lichen Planus since 10 years now. but now they are not active as compared to earlier, but there are few spots on my ankle on both of my legs which are still ... View answer

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Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Kalpana Pathak MD

Hi. I have been diagnosed with lichen planus back in 1993 after a severe trauma. It flared up ... anymore. I have read that tanning can help. Any accuracy to that claim? Many thanks. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kalpana Pathak ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

treated me for 4 month as photocontact melanosis.I had chemical peels and De Tan for the same but of no use.i further contacted a doctor which is saying i am having LPP(lichen planus pigmentous).No... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Sudarshan MD

i am a 27 yr old African american woman who was diagnosed with lichen planus about 4 years ago ... and prescribed. i have been tanning and nothing seems to really work. i do have fair skin so the marks... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudarshan ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Sudarshan MD

I am a 27 year male. I am having black spots at my both legs. These spots are near abt 7 yrs old. my doctor was saying that it is Lichen Planus. I am taking treatment from one of the homeopathy means ... View answer

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Dr. Gaurav Patel MD

Hello sir, I had one more query .... is Lichen plasus pigmentosus hereditary??? or is it a genetic disorder??? Is it transmitted to next generation???? Also is it caused by exposure to sunlight???? View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gaurav Patel ( Dermatologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Kakkar S. MD

Hello Lichen planus has an autoimmune etiology and topical steroids are commonly prescribed to treat this condition. Regards

Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

As of now there are only treatments focused on treated the symptoms of lichen planus. There is no cure at this time. I recommend you see a dermatologist to get the best treatment possible

Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar MD

A non contagious skin rash because of viral infections, an allergen, or even stress or genetics. Sometimes lichen planus occurs along with autoimmune disorders. They disappear on their own in couple of years.