Lichen Planus

Lichen planus (LP) is an auto immune disease characterized by itchy reddish-purple skin lesions .It may also present with a burning sensation in the mouth, and network of white lines near sites of erosion . It generally affects the skin, oral mucosa, tongue, scalp, genitals and nails.Females are more frequently affected.Its roots are found in the immune system, which is governed by some genetic factors.

Lichen planus affecting the scalp when leads to scarring, may lead to permanent hair loss; which is difficult to treat.

In Allopathy treatment is done superficially by applying cortisone or such immunosuppressive medicine, the disease will get elevated superficially only to re-surface as soon as the effect of the medicine would be over.The Homeopathic treatment for Lichen Planus is based on the individual case study of the patient's disease, its cause,its spread,the area affected,the genetic tendency, mindset,etc.It corrects the immune system,in turn treating Lichen Planus from within.