Oral Lichen Planus: Diagnosis And Treatment For Painful Mouth Lesions
If you suffer from lesions in your mouth that make eating painful, your primary care doctor may refer you to an ear, nose, and throat doctor. Oral lichen planus, an autoimmune disease, may be found. If so, here's what you can expect during diagnosis and treatment: How is it diagnosed? Your ear, nose, and throat doctor can tell a lot by just looking at the lesions in your mouth. Oral lichen planus is characterized by a white lacy appearance on the inside of your cheeks and sometimes on your tongue.