A 42-years-old lady, Ms. D.S. (PIN 33946) consulted at Life Force for her treatment for Lichen Planus on the 10th October 2017. From the past six months, she had developed hyperpigmented, scattered & spherical spots on her forearms, arms, abdomen, lower back, and both thighs and ankles region. From the last two months, her disease had progressed very rapidly. She was taking a steroid medicine for 15 days. Last 3 months, she was taking allopathic medicines. In her eruptions, the itching was present. Her itching was aggravated mainly after sun exposure and in the evening.
She had a fair skin and was of an average build. She was vegetarian by diet. She desired sour foods and fruits. She didn’t have any specific disliking. Her thirst was average. Her perspiration was profuse. Her bowel movements were regular. Her sleep was sound. Her menses were regular and comfortable.
She was a homemaker. By profession, she was a software engineer. Her husband was also a software engineer & working in KPIT. Her son was 15-years-old. He was a class 10th student.
She had Chikungunya & Clinical hypothyroidism in her past history. In her family, her father was suffering from diabetes, hypertension, and arthritis and her mother was suffering from diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, and hypothyroidism. Her brother was suffering from hypertension, and her grandmother from the paternal side was a diabetic person. Her grandfather from the maternal side was suffering from hypertension and cardiomyopathy.
By nature, she was mild, gentle, introvert, and reserved. She was emotionally sensitive. She used to get irritated & upset easily. She was very punctual with respect to the time. She was very cautious about cleanliness.
Dr. Shah studied her case in detail and she was prescribed research-based molecule and was advised to do some blood tests.
On 13th November 2017, when she gave her first follow-up, her complaints had started to show a very good improvement. All her spots had become dull in color and her itching was also improved by 50%. In her reports, vitamins were deficient so she was advised to start its supplements. From the last one month, she has stopped steroid.
On 3rd January 2018, the patient gave her follow-up. This time the patient informed that her oral lichen planus was totally recovered. All the spots on her hand, thigh, abdomen, ankles, and back showed 100% improvement. No new spots had appeared. Only hyperpigmented spots were remaining. Her itching was also totally cured. The patient was very happy with the result.
Two months later on 29th March 2018, when she gave her follow-up, her condition was under control. She informed that no new spots had appeared, only hyper-pigmentation of lichen planus spots was remaining.
The patient is still continuing the homeopathic treatment from Life Force for the further improvement.
Homeopathic treatment for Lichen Planus is based on the individual case study of the patient's disease, its cause, its spread, the area affected, the genetic tendency, mindset, and other factors. If homeopathic medicines are given in the early stage of the disease by considering all the above factors then results are very good without any side-effect.
- Written Dr. Priyanka A, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah