What is Oral Lichen Planus?
Oral Lichen Planus (OLP) is an inflammatory condition which effects the mucous membranes inside the mouth. This includes the surface of the cheeks, tongue, gums, inner surface of lips and palate. This situation leads to the development of white, lacy patterned lesions or sores inside the mouth.
Oral Lichen Planus is an auto-immune disease. The T-cells of the immune system get activated and attack the inner lining of the mouth. This results in the inflammation and lesions of the mouth.
What are the causes of Oral Lichen Planus?
Following factors would lead to develop Oral Lichen Planus:
- Already suffering from an auto-immune disorder
- Sustaining an injury to the mouth
- Oral infection
- Allergies to certain medications
- Allergic reaction to something that might come into contact with the mouth such as food or dental appliances
What could be the possible identification or symptoms of Oral Lichen Planus?
The white lacy patches might cause pain and discomfort when they appear on the inside of the cheeks, tongue or gums.It might be accompanied with red, swollen patches and the open sore may include:
- Burning sensation and pain
- Sensitivity to hot, spicy and acidic food
- Occurrence of bleeding or/and irritation while brushing the teeth
- Inflamed gums
- Presence of painful and thick patches on the tongue
- Pain or discomfort while speaking, chewing or swallowing
Oral Lichen Planus can be controlled. But if left unattended the open pores might lead ultimately to oral cancer. It is not necessary that it will become cancerous, but in some cases it may. Shree Radhey Homoeopathic Centre would advise to immediately seek a doctor if someone experiences any of the symptoms mentioned above or even has a slightest of discomfort in the mouth, get yourself monitored. Get treated for Oral Lichen Planus by the Top Homoeopathic Doctor in Gurgaon at Shree Radhey Homoeopathic Centre.
How can Shree Radhey Homoeopathy Centre help in treating Oral Lichen Planus?
Medicines prescribed by our doctors not only help in symptomatic relief, but also reduces the complications it may accompany later on.
Medicines like Borax, Arsenicum album, Merc Sol are few of the medicines that can help in treating Oral Lichen Planus. But one should not opt for self-treatment because every patient has a different medical history and each homoeopathic medicine is customized accordingly.
Merc Sol is the top homoeopathic medicines for Oral Lichen Planus. It works effectively in the following cases:
Red & inflamed patches in the mucous membrane of the mouth.
Arsenicum album is indicated usually with great itching. There may be small purplish spot., there are blisters after scratching.
Borax is helpful in the cases where the oral lichen planus is accompanied with the fungal infections of the mouth.
Shree Radhey Homoeopathy Centre would help you in the treatment of the above without any side-effects. Consult with the experts today.