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Can coconut oil help lichen sclerosus

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Suggest treatment for lichen sclerosus

i was diagnosed with lichen sclerosis 5 years ago. I was given some cream to use and i have been fine for 2 years but its flared up again. I cant remember the cream i used. Can you help in any way? ...
 

Noticed blood after urination. Itching in vagina and having lichens sclerosus. Taking treatment. Advise?

was maybe just outside my vagina, but can't see anything. I also have lichens sclerosus, but it's being ...
 

What causes white skin beneath my scrotum?

on this forum and others that this could be lichen sclerosus . I'm not sure that this is the case and wanted ... for your help, XXXXXXX ...
 

History of psoriasis. Noticed white patches on labia minora. Could it be vulva cancer?

concluded that the white patch is probably a symptom of Lichen Sclerosus. This is highly probable ... that If left untreated lichen sclerosus can cause severe scarring of the vulva (including the shrinking ...
 

What causes intense itching and dryness in vulva?

for both herpes and a biopsy for lichen sclerosus (I also have thyroid disorder , so the autoimmune connection was there). I was prescribed nystatin ointment in the meantime. The test for lichen sclerosus came ...
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Can Lichen Sclerosus (LS) be treated, steroid cream offering little relief?

I have LS. It s very itchy. I use steroid cream twice a day, however, it s not getting better. What alternative methods I can use to stop itching. I also massage the area with coconut oil and wash regularly ...
 

Itching, burning and pain due to lichen sclerosus. What can I put on my vagina?

Hi, I have suffered from Lichen Sclerosus for 15 years and I have been in terrible pain ... now have some areas that look like canker sores. HELP! ...
 

Suggest medication for lichen sclerosus

Am wanting to know what you prescribe to a patient that is diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosus? I have this condition in the areas of my vagina and colon area. Is there a cure for this problem? It is not painful ...
 

Have Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus and is spreading.Using Monistat. Is it harmful?

I have vulvar lichjen sclerosus and even with using Vanicream soap ( paraben free)) and a steroid cream, it is still spreading. I feel itchy and burny sometimes and think maybe it s a yeast infection , so I have used monistat. Is that common to...
 

Can calcipotrien be used for dryness and soreness on eyelids with having lichen sclerosus on genital area and breasts?

I have been diagnosed with lichen sclerosus et at..... It is in the genital area and also breast and underarm . Now I am experiencing dryness and soreness on both eyelids. Can I use the calcipotrien ...
 

What causes painful rashes around anus/perineum when having vulvar lichen sclerosus?

I have vulvar lichen sclerosus and IBS. Lately, I ve been having intense itching and bleeding in perineum and around anus. This evening, I roof took a look down there to see what was going on. My perineum ...
 

Huge blood clot on thighs. Should i continue using steroid cream ?

Hi, I am a 63 year old post-menopausal woman. About 5 years ago, I was diagnosed with lichen sclerosus (confirmed by a biopsy).I use a steroid cream (Halobestasol Propionate Cream 0.05%) vaginally ...
 

What does indicate numbness and pain in feet,sore joints and extreme fatigue?

and extreme fatique, nauseousness, dizzyness, and shakiness. I have recently been diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosus. Is it possible I also have M.S.? My sister has Lupus. ...
 

Metallic taste in mouth, swollen tongue, itching in genital area. Lichen planus?

tongue) Also she has a terrible ittching in the genital area ( which a gynocologist diagnoes as lichen sclerosus etrophicus) My question is could these both be a form of lichen planus or lichen sclerosis? Can ...
 

White lesion, fingernail size on labia majora. Awaiting call from gynecologist after biopsy. Meantime suggestion?

. I do have diagnosed lichen sclerosus . This condition is causing cranky moods, can you advise what ...
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I'm a black woman with a really light discoloration on my vagina and it's irritated and itchy
Hi, Thanks for writing to us. Going by the description, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus should be ruled out in your case. it causes severely itchy white spots and may also lead to narrowing of genitals. We precribe potent steroid and tacrolimus ointment for the same. Hope this helped. Take care
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