Oral Lichen Planus Causes

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3 hours ago Also known as: LPMedically reviewed byDr. Aakash GuptaMBBS, MD, FRGUHS DermatologyView full profile onLinkedIn

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  • Exact cause of oral lichen planus is not known. It is believed to be due to an autoimmune reaction.
  • The risk factors include:
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Sustaining an injury to the mouth
  • Oral infection
  • Certain medications
  • Allergic response to materials such as dental filling

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2 hours ago Jul 06, 2017 · Lichen planus is an itchy skin rash that is caused by an immune response. It can occur anywhere on your skin. In cases of oral lichen planus, the mucous membranes inside …

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1 hours ago Oral Lichen Planus. Oral lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the mucous membranes inside your mouth. Symptoms include white patches or lacy threads on …

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3 hours ago The exact cause of oral lichen planus isn't known, but certain things can trigger an outbreak or a worsening of the symptoms. Allergic reactions to products dentists use to perform dental …

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2 hours ago Oral lichen planus is a chronic disease that causes painful patches inside the mouth. WebMD explains other symptoms, causes, and treatment.

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Just Now Feb 04, 2020 · Oral lichen planus (OLP) is an autoimmune disease affecting the oral mucous membrane and results in white, lacy lesions in the mouth. Read about its causes, symptoms, …

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7 hours ago The precise cause of oral lichen planus is not fully understood. It involves cytotoxic CD8+ T lymphocytes and pro-inflammatory cytokines, which attack the oral epithelial cells — resulting …

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Just Now Oct 10, 2021 · The oral lichen planus causes (OLP) are not fully understood. However, studies have found that OLP runs in families. Oral lichen planus usually develops on the lower third …

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6 hours ago Lichen planus is a condition that causes skin inflammation. The resulting rash can affect the skin on your arms, legs, scalp, nails, genital area and the inside of your mouth. For most people, it …

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Just Now What causes most cases of lichen planus remains unclear. One theory is that lichen planus is an autoimmune disease. This means the person’s immune system reacts as though the skin …

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1 hours ago Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. In this paper we review the clinical and histological features of OLP, process of OLP diagnosis, causes of OLP, …

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2 hours ago Sep 18, 2017 · Some cases of oral lichen planus have also been associated with viral infections like those caused by Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, varicella zoster virus, human herpes …

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2 hours ago Aug 24, 2021 · Center. Oral lichen planus is an inflammatory condition that affects your mouth and can be triggered by medications, certain goods, oral care, and other factors. Oral lichen

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3 hours ago INTRODUCTION. Lichen planus is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the skin and the mucus membrane. Oral lichen planus (OLP), the mucosal counterpart of cutaneous lichen

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8 hours ago Erosive and ulcerated lesions from oral lichen planus may cause scarring on the affected areas. How common is Oral Lichen Planus? Often, it is found only in the oral cavity. Overall, lichen

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8 hours ago Aug 01, 2022 · Oral Lichen Planus (OLP) is a common chronic inflammatory autoimmune disorder that affects your oral cavity and mucous surfaces. It can cause significant pain when …

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1 hours ago Jan 20, 2009 · Oral lichen planus that appears as white spots or fine lines is probably not related to mouth cancer, but in about 40 percent of cases a more serious type develops. This …

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the prognosis of lichen planus?

Usually lichen planus clears up on its own within two years of onset—but for some, particularly when there is oral, vaginal, or nail involvement, the condition lingers longer and may sometimes recur. Depending on the severity of the rash, lichen planus can cause scarring.

How to treat lichen planus naturally?

With its rich antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects, the tea tree oil helps to relieve lichen planus symptoms concerning lichen planus mouth and lichen planus skin. You can use this incredible oil topically as a remedy to treat rashes and infections on the skin which are a common symptom of lichen planus.

Can lichen planus turn into cancer?

While lichen planus very rarely leads to oral cancer, irritation of lichen planus by tobacco and alcohol, poorly fitting dentures, and poor oral hygiene can turn lichen planus into the erosive type. It is probably the combination of these irritants over time along with erosive lichen planus that leads to oral cancer.

What you should know about lichen planus?

Lichen planus

  • Overview. Lichen planus is an inflammatory disorder that appears as purplish, flat-topped bumps when it affects the skin.
  • Symptoms. The signs and symptoms of lichen planus vary depending on the areas affected. ...
  • Causes. Lichen planus occurs when your immune system attacks cells of the skin or mucous membranes. ...
  • Risk factors. ...
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