Lichen planus (LP) Skin Condition
Lichen planus (LIE-kun PLAY-nus) is a condition that can cause swelling and irritation in the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. On the skin, lichen planus usually appears as purplish, itchy, flat bumps that develop over several weeks.Mar 9, 2021
What does lichen planus of the skin look like?
Is lichen planus a serious disease?
How do you get lichen planus?
What diseases are linked to lichen planus?
What is LP in dermatology?
Is lichen planus lifelong?
Is lichen planus cancerous?
What happens if lichen planus goes untreated?
Is lichen planus bacterial or viral?
What foods should I avoid with lichen planus?
How do you get rid of lichen planus?
Can lichen planus cause death?
Can vitamin D deficiency causes lichen planus?
What vitamins are good for lichen planus?
What autoimmune disease causes lichen planus?
Is lichen planus an autoimmune condition?
Is lichen planus a disability?
How Long Does lichen planus take to heal?
Does sunlight help lichen planus?
Is lichen planus a symptom of lupus?
Is lichen Nitidus itchy?
Can I get lichen planus on my feet?
These extremely pruritic lesions most often occur on the extensor surfaces of the lower extremity, the ankles and along the medial aspect of the foot. The surface of the lesions often feels rough and raised, and appears warty. This sometimes leads to a misdiagnosis of mosaic verrucae.
Is lichen planus a precancerous condition?
Can lichen planus cause fatigue?
What causes lichen planus to flare up?
Is lichen Striatus curable?
What food is good for lichen planus?
Can lichen planus affect the bowel?
Should I see a dermatologist or gynecologist for lichen sclerosus?
Does Vitamin D Help With lichen planus?
How do dermatologists treat lichen planus?
- Antihistamines: Pills that help alleviate itching.
- Topical (applied to the skin) corticosteroid: Cream or ointment to reduce swelling and redness.