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by Dr Karen Gibbon
Tue May 19, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Lichen Sclerosus
Topic: LS
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: LS

I was recently diagnosed with LS although I am still not quite sure if it LS or LP. Anyway because they are treated the same way it doesn't probably matter much. My question is for a week now when I am applying the ointment on my vulva it burns my skin for about 10 seconds. After that no pain or bur...
by Dr Karen Gibbon
Thu May 14, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Lichen Sclerosus
Topic: Lichen Sclerosus and the coronavirus
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Lichen Sclerosus and the coronavirus

Thank you for your query. In LS the immune system is over-active (rather than under-active) in a very specific way. By this I mean that it is interested in the part of our skin where the top layer - the epidermis meets the lower layer - the dermis. LS does not have the ability to upset any other asp...
by Dr Karen Gibbon
Thu May 14, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Lichen Sclerosus
Topic: Creams & ointments not working
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Creams & ointments not working

Thank you for your post. Extra-genital Lichen Sclerosus (LS) is a relatively common condition which we see in dermatology clinics. The treatments for this do vary. In general you start with cream/ointment in the form of super potent steroids e.g dermovate or nerisone forte. They need to be used dail...
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