Lichen Planus (Including Nails) Quiz

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Content updated on Jun 1, 2022

What is lichen planus (including nails)?

Lichen planus it is an inflammatory condition of the skin associated with Irritation and Itching. It occurs when the body's immunity reacts against its own mucous membranes and causes inflammatory reactions. Nail lichen planus destroys the nail bed and thins the nails. The cause of lichen planus is unknown. Some possible causes include, Hepatitis C infection of liver, Certain medicines, diabetes, heart disease, and malaria.

Symptoms of lichen planus (including nails)

  • Skin Itching

  • Scaly skin that flakes off

  • Skin redness or red bumpy rashes

  • Change in nail shape

Questions your doctor may ask to check for lichen planus (including nails)

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose lichen planus (including nails)

  • Do you have itchy skin?

  • Do you have scaly skin that flakes off?

  • Do you have red skin or red spots on the skin?

  • Has your nail shape changed?

Treatment for lichen planus (including nails)

Local treatments are available for lichen planus which include medications to be applied and/ or medications to be taken orally to suppress inflammation.

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