BSF - lichen sclerosus


ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkhealth teamed up to offer our community the opportunity to put their Lichen Sclerosus questions to our panel of dermatology experts. Dr Adil Sheraz and Dr Jane Sterling kindly joined us to give advice on all things related to lichen schlerosus, treatment options and tips on self-management. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

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  • Dr Adil Sheraz

    Consultant Dermatologist - MBBS, BMEDSCI(HONS), MRCP (UK), MRCP ...

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  • Dr Jane Sterling

    MB, BChir, MA, FRCP, PhD, FHEA

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I have just been diagnosed with lichen sclerosus by my GP and given a very potent steroid cream, dermovate. As before when using... poodle24, 16th May 2019


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I want to know that if you had some sort of surgery to un-fuse the clitoral hood, as it is very painful, would it just fuse agai... Guest Posts, 16th May 2019


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Dear Doctor I’ve had a white patch on my vulva for more than 3 years and it’s been spreading quite a lot including the anal... Mihaela123, 15th May 2019


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I've read the info - i understand that this can occur due to autoimmune (thyroiditis) and menopause. So no hope of recovery. I'v... kjmpde1980, 13th May 2019


Can Lichen Schlerosus strike any age?

Just that really. I have had intense feminine itching for 2 years (to the point where I think setting my bits on fire would be ... MrsMoppy, 13th May 2019


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I was diagnosed with LS about four years ago and after the first course of treatment it seemed to clear up. Sadly within twelve ... kat22gr, 13th May 2019


Can Lichen Planus develop into Lichen Sclerosus?

I've had Lichen Planus on my vulva for approximately 4 years and, after receiving treatment from an excellent dermatologist, am ... Frances489, 13th May 2019


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I was first diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosus when I was 22 years old and I had suffered for many years, I am 53 now. I am not ab... Kyriacou, 13th May 2019

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