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How should I moisturize my skin if I have lichen planus?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Lichen planus is a very common bumpy, itchy rash that appears on the skin, mouth, fingernails, or scalp. Though it can go away on its own, it's best to get an accurate diagnosis from a dermatologist if you think you may have the condition.

Besides offering you treatment options, your doctor can advise you on the best skin care routine, including moisturizers, that may help to relieve the itch.

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