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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 not be able tell if it s on the outside or inside?(the itching), and is monistat harmful in any way?
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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thank you for your query
lichen sclerosus is chronic condition and will last long .
steroid cream to apply for short time and mild form .
as it has many side effect ,it may also lead to fungal infection .
tacrolimus is good alternate for steroid .
monistat is anti fungal and has no side effect ,you can use it ocassionaly .
i hope i answered your question
Answered: Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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