At Life Force, we have treated even Oral Surgeon having Oral Lichen Planus.

Doctors of many specialties have been treated at Life Force for various diseases

Just diagnosed with Lichen Planus?

Lichen PlanusYou must have never possibly heard the name 'Lichen Planus' until your doctor pronounced it. You might probably face difficulty spelling it correctly while making a search on the Internet! This is a common experience of all those who are just diagnosed with Lichen Planus and looking for treatment. About 1.5% of the world population suffering from this uncommon and chronic skin disorder. Lichen Planus may affect skin, mouth (oral variety) or the genitals.

Before we proceed with a brief note, which your local doctor may not have shared with you, let me tell you that Lichen Planus is neither serious nor a fatal disease. It is largely curable with homeopathic treatment. Lichen Planus cure is possible.

Quick orientation about long-term management of Lichen Planus:

No shortcut: Lichen Planus is a chronic disease, will require a long and planned treatment. There is no shortcut.

Say No to cortisone (steroids): Most commonly used medicines for Lichen Planus in all parts of the world is some or other form of cortisone or steroids, either oral and/or local cream and/or injectable. In our extensive experience, any use of steroids is found to be suppressive, temporary and hence harmful. It makes your disease more difficult to heal. Our suggestion is to avoid steroids in any form.

Cortisone abuse: Please check our write up on the abuse of cortisone (steroids).

Short lasting: Please ask your doctor, who may prescribe you cortisone, if it is going to be a permanent or short-lived solution.

Do not fall into the vicious cycle: It may be noted that since our clinic deals with chronic Lichen Planus, almost all of our patients present to us with a history of steroid application of steroid intake, for many months or years. They learn it the hard way that steroids eventually help little. It is up to you to decide if or not you want to fall into the vicious cycle of frequent use of cortisone.

Homeopathy: Homeopathy offers promising results for all variants of Lichen Planus (Skin, oral, genital forms). Over 3000 cases treated and documented at Life Force is one of the largest ever collection of patients with this disease. We have a deeper insight into the treatment for Lichen Planus.

Let your doctor know: It is likely that your Family Physician may not suggest homeopathic treatment. This could be because of his/her ignorance about homeopathy or may be due to an unavailability of a qualified homeopathic doctor in your area.

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Lichen planus is an auto-immune condition marked by the inflammatory condition of the skin and mucous membrane with characteristic symptoms, such as swelling and irritation in the skin, hairs, nails, and mucous membranes. Besides auto-immune nature, viral infections, allergens, stress, and geneti.....Read more

A 43-year-old lady patient, Mrs. V.M. (PIN: 26675) visited the Borivali clinic of Life Force on 4th September 2015. She was suffering from white lacy blisters in the mouth and the upper and lower lip, and her tongue had turned white. The patient was unable to have food with a normal sp.....Read more

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Lichen Planus is a chronic autoimmune non-contagious condition affecting the skin and mucous membrane. It causes inflammation of the skin cells, thereby leading to flat purplish skin lesions that are itchy and can cause bleeding after scratc.....Read more

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