How are you? Liquen plano or Lichen planus, a condition that forms an itchy rash on the skin or in the mouth, may be associated with allergic or immune reaction. A skin lesion biopsy can confirm the diagnosis and the goal of treatment is to reduce symptoms. Mild symptoms do not require treatment while antihistamines, medicines that calm down the immune system, topical corticosteroids may hep. This condition is usually not harmful and usually gets better with treatment. It often clears up within 18 months but may come and go for years. For
mouth ulcers that are present for a long time, it may develop into oral cancer. Hope this helps. Take care and best regards.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.