Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Lichen Planus and TKR
    avatar
    TKRNObueno posted:
    I am starting to wonder how many people who have been diagnosed with Lichen Planus shortly after their implant? I am finding out that I'm not alone...but it's difficult for many doctors to acknowledge that the Lichen Planus could be activated by the implant. However, I have been reading that they have connected lichen planus to dental implants..

    I have had the metal test and found that I am allergic to certain components of the knee and bonding agent.... Anyone else experiencing this?
    Reply
     
    avatar
    doublehips responded:
    I have double total hip replacements made of titanium and plastics. I started showing signs of reticular lichen planus on the mucosa of my mouth within a couple years after this surgery. I have had no dental implants or restorations for decades. I've been doing an internet search for associations between joint replacements and lichen planus and so far have found that there may be an association between titanium impacts and allergic reactions in the skin at the implant site, but nothing mentioning oral lichen planus. Have you found anything?


    Helpful Tips

    Tips on options for hip replacementsExpert
    In today's competitive markets, many companies and surgeons are advocating and pushing their own prosthesis, when it comes to hip ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    32 of 42 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Joint Replacement Center