Are there any natural cures for lichen planus?

Are there any natural cures for lichen planus?

There is no cure for lichen planus. It often goes away on its own. If symptoms are bothersome, treatment often brings relief and may speed healing. Treatment for the skin may include: Antihistamines: Pills that help alleviate itching Topical (applied to the skin) corticosteroid: Cream or ointment to reduce swelling and redness

How often do you need light therapy for lichen planus?

Light therapy usually requires two to three treatments a week for several weeks. This therapy isn’t recommended for dark-skinned people, who have an increased risk of their skin staying slightly darker even after the rash clears up.

Do you need topical numbing agent for lichen planus?

If you have no pain or discomfort and if only white, lacy lesions are present, you may not need any treatment. For more-severe symptoms, you may need one or more of the options below. Treatments such as topical numbing agents can be used to provide temporary relief for areas that are particularly painful.

How long does it take lichen planus to go away?

Many cases of skin lichen planus go away within two years. About one in five people will have a second outbreak. In some people, the skin problem may come and go for years. As lichen planus heals, it often leaves dark brown spots on the skin. Like the bumps, these spots may fade without treatment.

How can turmeric help in lichen planus?

What it means: turmeric is an effective anti inflammatory agent and helps reduce the symptoms of lichen planus, especially its oral variant by controlling the immune system and reducing the expression of pro-inflammatory molecules in the affected area.

What are treatments for lichen sclerosus?

Corticosteroid ointments or creams are commonly prescribed for lichen sclerosus. Initially, you’ll generally have to use cortisone creams or ointments on the affected skin twice a day.

What is lichen planus in the mouth?

Oral lichen planus (also termed oral mucosal lichen planus), is a form of mucosal lichen planus, where lichen planus involves the oral mucosa, the lining of the mouth. This may occur in combination with other variants of lichen planus.

What is lichen skin disease?

Lichen simplex chronicus is a skin disease that causes repeated itching and irritation on the skin. In medical terms this condition is called neuro-dermatitis circumscripta which causes thickening of skin in the affected areas.

When to switch medications for lichen planus disease?

If your doctor suspects that your lichen planus is related to hepatitis C infection, allergies or a drug you take, you might need other treatment. For example, you may need to switch medications or avoid offending allergens.

Which is the best doctor for lichen planus in India?

India’s Best Homeopathy Homeopathy Treatment of Lichen Planus requires an experienced Homeopathic specialist who has needed skills to diagnose and has treated Lichen Planus completely. The Homeopathy treatment for Lichen Planus at Welling Clinics has been developed after exhaustive in-house research.