Treatment for Lichen Sclerosus

…..To finish up our review of lichen sclerosus, I want to leave you with some important points: Pruritus is the most common symptom, occurring in 99% of women, vulvar irritation occurs in 60%, and vulvar burning and painful sex in 30% High potency corticosteroids are the treatment of choice with 80% experiencing complete remission Clobetasol…

Could You Have Lichen Sclerosus?

…..At the recent Female Sexuality conference I attended, much attention was spent discussing vaginal pain.  Lichen sclerosus, a long-term skin condition which mainly affects the vulva, was a condition thoroughly discussed.  I knew it was a common problem, affecting 1 in 70 women, and over my career there have been many patients who I cared…