Homeopathy Offered A Great Relief In Lichen Planus Affecting Genitals & Oral Cavity Even In Pregnancy
A 35-year-old female patient, Mrs. J.M. (PIN: 34099) registered for her of lichen planus treatment at Life Force Homeopathy on 26th October 2017. She had complaints of Lichen Planus bothering her from the last 3 months. After the biopsy, she was diagnosed with lichen planus 25th October 2017. She had lesions on her genital area. She was suffering from itching more at night than at any other time of the day and mild burning.
She had cravings for sweets and spicy food.
She had a family medical history of diabetes.
After a detail case analysis, Dr. Shah prescribed her research-based medicine for Lichen Planus. She was advised to follow a suitable diet and regimen too.
When she gave her first follow-up on 29th December 2017, her relief from the complaints was better. The size of her lesions had reduced. However, new lesions had appeared and itching was present.
Later, when she gave her second follow-up on 21st February 2018, her old lesions had reduced. However, new lesions had appeared in her oral cavity. She was experiencing itching. As her lesions had increased, the following medicines were recommended to the patient:
- Tess gel (Triamcinolone Acetonide) LA OD daily
- Tab. Wysolone 20 OD daily
- Tab. Zintac 150 mg OD
At her third follow-up on 11th April 2018, her old lesions had increased and new lesions had also appeared in the oral cavity. It might be because she had stopped using steroids.
At her fourth follow-up on 20th June 2018, there was no change in the lesions.
When she gave her fifth follow-up on 15th August 2018, there was no change in her genital lesions. New lesions were observed in her oral cavity.
Later, when she gave the sixth follow-up on 11th October 2018, there was an improvement in the relief in the lesions of her oral cavity. The intensity of her discomforts had reduced. No new eruption had appeared. Genital lesions had also reduced. She was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism, so she was taking Tab Thyronorm 25 mg. She was in the 3rd month of Pregnancy.
When she gave her follow-up on 24th December 2018, her relief from the complaints was better. No new Lesions had appeared. Her existing lesions had reduced. She was taking Tab Thyronorm 25 mg. She was in the 5th month of her pregnancy.
At her eighth follow-up on 25th February 2019, her relief from the complaints had further improved. She had no complaints now. No new lesions had appeared. She was in the 7th month of her pregnancy. She was taking Tab Thyronorm 25 mg +12.5mg.
At her ninth follow-up on 23rd April 2019, her relief from the complaints had improved further. She had no discomforting symptoms now. No new lesions were present. She was in the 9th month of her pregnancy. She was taking Tab Thyronorm 25 mg +12.5mg.
When she gave the tenth follow-up on 13th July 2019, she had experienced a 70% improvement in the relief from her lichen planus discomforts. She had no complaints now. No new lesions had appeared. Her recovery from hyperpigmentation also getting better. She had stopped taking Tab Thyronorm from the last 1.5 months.
The patient is very happy with the treatment and is continuing it for further recovery.
This case illustrates that homeopathy is very effective in treating skin diseases like Lichen Planus incredibly and safely without any side-effects. Homeopathic medicines are quite safe and can be taken during pregnancy also.
- Written by Dr. Shilpa Vanarase, Associate doctor to Dr. Rajesh Shah