Lichen Planus is a chronic obstinate disease, which may affect skin, nails, scalp, genitals and mouth. The exact mechanism of the development of the disease is not totally known but it is seen that people with genetic tendency usually get affected with Lichen Planus.
Lichen Planus of scalp is a uncommon condition. When an individual is affected by Lichen Planus of the scalp, the symptoms experienced could be as under:
- Scaly rash, redness and irritation of the skin of the scalp
- Loss of hair in the affected area
- Scar formation on the scalp
- Tenderness, painfulness
How to diagnose the Lichen Planus of the scalp?
Lichen Planus of the scalp is diagnosed by a thorough physical examination of scalp and doing a biopsy test of the skin of the scalp.
What are the common areas affected by Lichen planus scalp?
Usually the top of the scalp and sides of the scalp are the common site of affection in Lichen Planus of scalp.
What is the role of homeopathic medicines in the treatment of Lichen Planus of the scalp?
Lichen Planus of the scalp is difficult to treat in comparison with Lichen planus on skin. Homeopathic medicines work at the root level by correcting the immune status of the patient.
Some of the homeopathic medicines found useful in the treatment of Lichen Planus are
- Antimony crudum
How can homeopathy treat one?
Homeopathic treatment for Lichen planus requires you to visit a qualified and an experienced homeopathic practitioner. It is better to avoid self-medication and professional help is required.
How much time does it take to get a cure for scalp Lichen Planus?
Well, it depends on several factors such as extent of Lichen planus, duration of it, and use of previous medicines. One can count about six months to year and half for mild to moderate cases. The success and duration may also depend on the expertise of the treating homeopathic doctor.
I, Mrs. L. S., mother of Master S. S. had an excellent experience at Life Force. My son was suffering from Lichen Planus which had an initial outburts in first month and there after there has not been a single new occurence. The team of doctors have been very supportive and answered all our queries in a detailed manner. I would like to thank Dr. Rajesh Shah who had always seen us personally and cleared all our doubts during the treatment. I am very grateful to the entire team at Life Force. This is the place to come for Lichen Planus treatment and get cured.