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Lichen Planus

Lichen planus is a skin condition which is triggered by the weak immune system. The exact cause of lichen planus is not known but factors such as viral infections, allergens, stress and genetics are said to trigger this skin condition. People suffering of lichen planus present with purplish colored lesions or bumps with flat tops on the skin. The main sites are hands, legs, ankles, and face.  When the inner lining of mouth is involved it is termed Oral Lichen Planus. Oral Lichen Planus includes inner cheeks, lips, tongue and gums. Other mucosal surface includes oesophagus, larynx, pharynx, genitals (penis/scrotum in males and vulva/vagina in females).There is voluptuous itching at the site of lesions. Percentage of men and women suffering of Lichen Planus are equal. It is most common in middle aged people. Only a person trained in skin condition will be able to diagnose the skin condition and advise the treatment.

Role of Homeopathy in treating Lichen Planus

Homeopathy is very effective in treating Lichen planus. As this disorder is caused due to defect in the immune system, homeopathy helps treating it by correcting the deviated immune system and restoring it back to normalcy. As seen in the above case not only Lichen planus was taken care with homeopathy but the associated complaint of PCOS was also taken care off. Homeopathy treats the individual and not only the disease. Stress can be very effectively treated through homeopathy. Every individual is different and needs professional homeopath to treat his ailment effectively. Being a natural medicine homeopathy is very safe and with zero side effects. Homeopathy would also ensure that there is no recurrence of the skin condition.

Self Help Tips for Lichen Planus

Don’t scratch the affected areas and maintain good oral hygiene. Drink water adequately.

Use mild soaps or shower gels. Don’t scrub your skin with luffa/ bath scrubbers as they aggravate the condition. Moisturize your skin with an appropriate moisturizer.

Stop smoking if you smoke. Limit the alcohol consumption.

Have a healthy balanced diet which include good amount of fruits and vegetables.

De-stress yourself and keep a positive attitude. 

Application of glycerin in the mouth would help alleviate the burning pains.

Bland diets are recommended which would help the lesions to heal and not cause irritation or inflammation of the oral cavity.

Drink water adequately.

Maintaining oral hygiene by using mild toothpastes and baby brush to brush your teeth is always recommended.  Rinsing mouth after every meal would help to avoid superadded bacterial infection.

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