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Lichen Planus Treatment in Boca Raton, FL

Located in Boca Raton, and serving the residents of West Palm Beach and all of South Florida, Sanctuary Medical Center offers treatment for lichen planus and other skin conditions that require the assistance of a dermatologist.

What is Lichen Planus?

Lichen planus is a chronic inflammation that manifests itself on the skin or mucous membranes. It occurs when the immune system attacks the skin and membranes especially in the mouth or vagina.

What Causes Lichen Planus?

There is no known cause for lichen planus; however, it has been suggested that certain medical conditions, environmental contaminants and even certain medications are connected to cases of lichen planus.

What Does Lichen Planus Look Like?

Lichen planus typically appears as a small, flat-topped, multi-sided) rash of purplish bumps that often grow together to form scaly places on the skin. When occurring on the insides of cheeks and other membranes, the rash is white or may appear as ulcers.

How Do You Treat Lichen Planus?

The main purpose for treating lichen planus is to reduce inflammation and speed up the healing process. Depending on the location and severity of the rash, treatment options usually include topical, oral and injectable treatments as well as light therapy. In addition to diagnosing and recommending treatments, we also work to figure out triggers so you can avoid future episodes.

What is the Cost of Treating Lichen Planus in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach, FL?

The cost of treating lichen planus varies depending on the extent of the skin condition. Our staff is happy to help you determine health insurance covers part or all of the costs. Additionally, we can help you with financing options for any expenses you may incur.

What Do I Do to Get Started Treating Lichen Planus?

It is important to schedule a private consultation so that he can evaluate your skin’s condition, properly diagnose it, and make a recommendation for the most effective way to treat lichen planus.

Additional Skin Condition Treatments Available:

The physicians and staff at Sanctuary Medical Center provide personalized care for our Medical Dermatology patients in Boca Raton. We use the most advanced technologies in dermatology to help our patients maintain optimum skin health and restore self-confidence by revitalizing their appearance. To receive more information or schedule a consultation, contact us today to speak with our friendly staff.