Lichen Planus

Lichen planus is a non-infectious condition that causes swelling and irritation in the skin, nails, hair, and mucous membranes. People with lichen planus have purple flat bumps on the skin, itching, blisters, white patches in the mouth, sores in mouth and genitals, and hair loss. Corticosteroids, antibiotics, antihistamines, retinoids, and immune response medicines are used in its treatment.

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How to get rid of the patches formed on the inner surface of the cheek due to cheek biting?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male, and I have a patch on the inner side of my cheek from the past two weeks. It might be caused due to cheek bite, as I have a tendency to bite my cheek while eating. I have no pain and bleeding. I consulted a local dentist, and he said it does not look abnormal and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shamaz Mohamed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the snapshot of the patch you have sent me (attachment removed to¬†protect patient identity). I have few questions before I diagnose the same. Do you have any burning sensation in that region of cheek while having food or just like that? Do you have...  Read Full »

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