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Is really Hypertrophic Lichen planus is curable

Is really Hypertrophic Lichen planus is curable.
I have this for more than 15 years now I am turning to 24 ,still not yet cured.
Please answer me in single sentence or word.
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Hello,
There is no definitive cure for hypertrophic lichen planus. Treatment consists of topical and oral steroids, long term antibiotics, oral antifungal agents, phototherapy, acitretin, methotrexate and hydroxychloroquine. The immune modulating drugs that inhibit calcineurin, tacrolimus ointment and pimecrolimus cream, may be useful.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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