Plaquenil and vuvlar lichen planus

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  1. Sidor Guest

    Plaquenil and vuvlar lichen planus

    Upon reading the side effects online, it seems that the drug is quite toxic. Many thanks Hi, Plaquenil is amongst the first line of drugs in the management of Lichen Planopilaris (LPP). It is an excellent drug in the condition and I have used it a lot over the years since it is used in many other skin diseases besides LPP as well.

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    Lichen planus LIE-kun PLAY-nus is a condition that can cause swelling and irritation in the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. On the skin, lichen planus usually appears as purplish, itchy, flat bumps that develop over several weeks. In the mouth, vagina and other areas covered by a mucous membrane. A couple of small clinical trials have suggested the benefit of aloe vera gel for treating lichen planus of the mouth and vulva. Look into alternative medicine approaches that help reduce stress, as stress can worsen the signs and symptoms of lichen planus. Talk with your doctor before trying an alternative treatment for lichen planus. Vulvar Diagnosis and Treatment DermatosesLichen Sclerosus, Lichen Planus, Lichen Simplex Chronicus. Plaquenil – Retinoids –. in Lichen Planus. Other Treatments Lichen Planus and Lichen Sclerosus • Hydrodissection with reverse V plasty technique • Cryosurgery • Ultrasound therapy

    Also the baseline hemogram and biochemical tests (kidney and liver function) must be done. Before being eligible for the drug all patients must undergo an examination of their eyes (optic fundus examination as well as perimetry for field of vision).

    Plaquenil and vuvlar lichen planus

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  7. A punch and slice biopsy confirmed I have lichen planus chronicus. The dermatologist advised me it is an immune system skin disease. I have been using clobetasol for a year but does not seem to help. The doctor advised me that oral medication is the next step.

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    Background Oral lichen planus is chronic and can be debilitating. Topical corticosteroids are most frequently used for treatment, but they are not always effective. Objective Hydroxychloroquine sulfate Plaquenil, an antimalarial agent, was evaluated in an open trial 10 patients for its ability to improve oral lichen planus. Vulvar lichen planus occurs most commonly in women 50-60 years old. It can affect the genital area including both the vulva and the vagina. The most common symptoms are burning and soreness. Some women describe itching as well. Lichen planus causes a rash of small purplish bumps, often on the arms, legs or back. Introduction. Lichen planopilaris LPP is a relatively uncommon cutaneous disorder characterized by a chronic lymphocytic inflammation that leads to the selective destruction of hair follicles, thus resulting in scarring alopecia.1 Some authors consider LPP as a follicular form of lichen planus, although only about 30% of patients present cutaneous or mucosal lesions of lichen planus.2

  8. Jedie XenForo Moderator

    My mother just got sent to be checked for Lupus due to chronic joint pains since being a teenager. I don't have the severe joint pains my mom gets but I do get random fevers every 6 months or so that have no defined cause. Does anyone know if you have to be weaned off Plaquenil? I've. Plaquenil What You Need to Know - Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus Does Plaquenil help with Joint Pain? - Autoimmune diseases.
  9. Gaer Guest

    Background: The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. Plaquenil Indications, Side Effects, Warnings - Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine DermNet NZ
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