What Is Lichen Planus?
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition in which our own immune system attacks the skin cells or the mucous membranes. It may get triggered by some medicines, chemicals, or stress.
Lichen planus can affect various parts of your body, such as skin, scalp, nails, mouth (inner cheeks, lips, tongue, gums, or palate), and genitals (penis or scrotum in males and vulva or vagina in females), causing discomfort. In some patients, it may affect the mucous membrane of the esophagus, larynx, pharynx, etc.
As a matter of fact, about 1.5% of the world population happens to suffer from this uncommon and chronic skin disorder called lichen planus.
Some common symptoms of lichen planus affecting the skin are itching, flat-topped, raised purple or pink, rough, or mildly scaly lesions. If mucous membranes are affected by Lichen Planus, then the symptoms which occur are white lacy patches, increased thickness of mucosa, and painful sores.
What Are The Available Treatment Options?
Most commonly used medicines for lichen planus are some or other form of cortisone or steroids, which can be used either orally, topically as a local cream, or injectables. The use of steroid is found to be temporary and short lasting. It is important to note that lichen planus is a chronic disease which needs a long and planned treatment.
How Homeopathy Can Help In Treating Lichen Planus?
Though lichen planus appears on the skin, mouth, genitals, nails or scalp, its root cause is a deviated immune system, which is governed by some genetic factors. Hence, treatment for lichen planus needs to be aimed at correcting the immune system. If this is done, then the disease could be treated for a long time. If the treatment for lichen planus is carried out superficially by application of cortisone or the use of any immunosuppressive medicines, the condition will be alleviated superficially only to reappear or relapse as soon as the effect of medicines would be over.
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Homeopathy is the highly effective and safest treatment for lichen planus. The fact is that homeopathy addresses and corrects the root cause of lichen planus and treats the condition from within. Homeopathic treatment for this skin disorder is based on the individual case study of the ailment of each patient, by considering various factors such as its causes, the affected body areas, its spread, the genetic tendency, mindset of the patient, and many other factors. So, the homeopathic treatment plans are designed to address and correct the immune system, thus, in turn, treating lichen planus from within.
Why Homeopathic Treatment Is The Best For Lichen Planus?
Here are some facts that tell why homeopathic treatment is the best for lichen planus.
- Homeopathic treatment for lichen planus is highly effective with a success rate of over 85%.
- It corrects the altered immune system, and, thus, provides deep-level healing.
- Homeopathy offers a long-lasting relief, instead of temporary relief.
- Initially, homeopathy relieves the symptoms and controls the further spread of lichen planus.
- Homeopathic treatment for lichen planus offers promising results for all variants of lichen planus (such as skin, oral, genital forms).
- Homeopathy effectively controls the relapse or recurrence of the lichen planus.
- Homeopathy is absolutely harmless, safe, and free from all toxic effects.
At Life Force, we have treated more than 6000 cases of lichen planus. If you want to know more about how homeopathy can help you in the treatment of lichen planus, please get in touch with us. Get answers to all your queries concerned with the treatment for lichen planus by our expert and highly experienced doctors.
So, if you or any of your acquaintances happen to suffer from lichen planus any time, get in touch with us without a second thought to receive effective homeopathic treatment for lichen planus and improve your condition and quality of life.
– Written by Dr. Aparna, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah