Lichen Planus | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Do I have lichen planus?
  • What is the best treatment for me?
  • Is there a medicine I should take?
  • What side effects could I have from my medicine?
  • Will I have to take medicines for the rest of my life?
  • Will the lichen planus ever go away?
  • What caused my lichen planus?
  • Should I stop taking any of my medicines?
  • Is there anything I can do to relieve the pain and itching?


Lichen Planus by R Katta, M.D. (American Family Physician June 01, 2000,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 06/00