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  2. Below are various resources for Lichen Sclerosus from leaflets to useful web sites and recommended discussions. You may wish to reply to this discussion as a way of introducing yourself to other forum members and giving a brief history of your situation. There is a patient leaflet on LS here which . By Emis_Moderator. Last reply 6 weeks ago. 34
  3. After many years of suffering with a itchy vulva, I was finally diagnosed a couple of months ago by a fantastic GP with Lichen Sclerosus. For many years I was told by numerous GP's that it was thrush, a skin condition caused by the menopause, given many different types of creams, put on HRT & probably the most embarrassing & humiliating experience, sent to a STD clinic
  4. I have lichen sclerosus and one of the really annoying things is that no-one's heard of it! So before you can have an intelligent conversation about it you find yourself having to describe things that make you wish you'd just not referred to it. I'm now at the stage of an annual check-up, which is at the gynae clinic of my local hospital
  5. National Lichen Sclerosus Support Group PO Box 5830 Lyme Regis Dorset DT7 3ZU 07765 947599. This Forum is provided by Bladder Health UK and is intended as a place for Sufferers of Interstitial Cystitis, Bacterial Cystitis and Over Active Bladder, together with their family & friends to gather, online in a positive exchange..
  6. Lichen sclerosus is an uncommon autoimmune condition that creates patchy, white skin that's thinner than normal. Lichen sclerosus may affect skin on any part of your body, but most often involves skin of the vulva, foreskin of the penis or skin around the anus
  7. Living with Lichen Sclerosus self help tips. For showering and bathing: I'm allergic to aqueous and barrier creams, but have discovered that my LS doesn't flare in reaction to Weleda's Calendula Shampoo & Body Wash so long as I always soak in Emulsiderm afterwards. For intimacy: my LS doesn't play up if we use products from 'YES' the organic.

Lichen sclerosus (female) Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory skin condition which can affect any part of the skin, but it most often affects the genital skin (vulva) and the skin around the anus. It can start in childhood - or adulthood (usually after the menopause) and affect girls or women of any age. More Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory skin condition which can affect any part of the skin, but it most often affects the genital skin (vulva) and the skin around the anus. It can start in childhood - or adulthood (usually after the menopause) and affect girls or women of any age

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  1. GUIDELINE BJD British Journal of Dermatology British Association of Dermatologists guidelines for the management of lichen sclerosus, 2018* F.M. Lewis iD, 1,2 F.M. Tatnall,3 S.S. Velangi,4 C.B. Bunker,5,6 A. Kumar,7 F. Brackenbury,8 M.F. Mohd Mustapa9 and L.S. Exton9 1Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Slough SL2 4HL, U.K. 2St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS.
  2. Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory skin condition which can affect any part of the skin, but it most often affects the genital skin (vulva) and the skin around the anus. It can start in childhood - or adulthood (usually after the menopause) and affect girl
  3. Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a chronic inflammatory dermatosis which usually affects the skin of the anogenital region in women, and the glans penis and foreskin in men. In men this was previously called balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) and in women lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, terms which are no longer in use
  4. Lichen sclerosus is a fairly rare condition characterized by white, patchy skin which is thinner than usual. While it is possible for the condition to affect the skin on any part of the body, it most often affects a woman's vulva, a man's foreskin or the skin surrounding the anus
  5. 2020 - Organising, designing and promoting the #menaswell project. Specifically aimed at equality for male lichen sclerosus. Website Statistics: This site receives around 75,000 visitors a month. 70% of visitors are from the USA. Fabia lives in East Sussex, England, UK

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  1. Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that causes itchy white patches on the genitals or other parts of the body. There's no cure, but treatment can help relieve the symptoms. Check if you have lichen sclerosus. Lichen sclerosus affects people of all ages, including children. But it's much more common in women over 50
  2. What causes lichen sclerosus? The cause of lichen sclerosus is not fully understood and may include genetic, hormonal, irritant, traumatic and infectious components.. Lichen sclerosus is often classified as an autoimmune disease.Autoimmune diseases are associated with antibodies to a specific protein.. Extracellular matrix protein-1 (ECM-1) antibodies have been detected in 60-80% of women.
  3. Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder that most commonly affects women before puberty or after menopause. Although rare, it can also be seen in men. When found in males, the disease is known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Lichen sclerosus is characterized by skin changes of the external genitalia
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Lichen sclerosus. suz7895. Member. Posts: 2 Listener. 6:29PM in Welcomes and introductions. Hi, I have been diagnosed with Lichen sclerosus for the last 3 years and have now been told that there is fusion of the skin. My next appointment will consist of Gynae, Derm and Surgeon.. Has anybody else had this happen hello im just sympathising really but ive had LS since 1978,i had stitches after my second baby and when they were healing they itched , from that moment on i dont think i ever stopped really until i went into my change at 51 years old, it calmed down alot ,i wasnt diagnosed for 10 years , so it was a round of doctors creams antibiotics hell really,i didnt know anyone with LS either no one in. Hi, I have suffered many years with Lichen Sclerosus. I am usually able to keep it under control with steroid ointment when needed. However, two weeks ag

I have had Lichen Sclerosus for 9 years now. Since 2014 it has gotten steadily worse after some flare ups, and I've had a biopsies done. Last Tuesday the 25th of Feb I had 5 vulvar biopsies done, and my gynae consultant sent them off to be looked at urgently Type 1 since 1991. Pump user since 2011, using NovoRapid in a Tandem TSlim (self-funded Dexcom G6 and Control IQ). HbA1c 47 (6.5%) Blogging at: www.everydayupsanddowns.co.uk I found a lot of helpful information from members of the Patient website (www.patient.co.uk) where you will find a forum under 'Lichen Sclerosus'. There's a lot of good advice about using moisturisers, adding borax to a bath, what to wear etc., as well information about steroid cream. I hope this helps somewhat Awareness of Lichen Sclerosus. I was diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosus earlier this year. It's a chronic skin condition which generally affects the genital areas. There has been another thread about this earlier this year, but I felt I wanted to highlight it again as it's often misdiagnosed and women are treated for thrush Published guidelines for the management of lichen sclerosus: British Journal of Dermatology 2010, 163: 672-82 For details of source materials used please contact the Clinical Standards Unit ( clinicalstandards@bad.org.uk )

Lichen sclerosus may affect some men with auto-immune diseases such as thyroid disease or diabetes, although this link is more common in women. It may also be linked to atopic conditions such as eczema, asthma and hayfever. Friction or damage to the skin can bring out lichen sclerosus and make it worse Facebook pages for Lichen Sclerosus supported by ALSVH. Lichen Sclerosus Ireland and Northern Ireland. Lichen Sclerosus New York City and New York State. Lichen Sclerosus Canada. Sharing is Caring about Lichen Sclerosus. Lichen Sclerosus UK Natural Support Group. Meeting communities in the UK The Bristol (UK) face to face meeting group has a.

Lichen Sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory skin condition which can effect any part of the skin but most commonly effects the genital skin (vulva) and the skin around the anus. The condition causes the skin to have a white, shiny appearance which is usually thinned but can often become raised and appear thickened JenniferW Type 2 · Well-Known Member. Messages: 558. Likes Received: 1,025. Trophy Points: 158. I was diagnosed in 2012 so have been in and out of doctors' appointments more than you, and seen my local hospital's gynae clinic fall apart when the senior consultant retired and they obviously couldn't get a replacement Lichen sclerosus. The risk of lichen sclerosus becoming vulvar cancer is additionally increased when the initial diagnosis of lichen sclerosus is made in women over the age of 70. The lifetime risk for developing vulvar squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) as a complication of lichen sclerosus is estimated to be anywhere from 4 to 6 percent Lichen sclerosus is a benign, chronic, progressive skin condition that causes the skin to turn white, thinned and wrinkled, as well as pain and itching. It occurs more commonly in postmenopausal women, but premenopausal women, men and children may be affected. Lichen sclerosus can develop on any skin surface, but it usually occurs in the.

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Lichen sclerosus remains a mystery condition for which there is no cure. However, symptoms may be alleviated by use of steroid creams. A very successful treatment regime regularly used in the UK, is a three-month course of topical steroid used twice daily Lichen sclerosus, Urogenital injuries, Urethral stricture, Urinary incontinence info@topdoctors.co.uk . Head office +44 2039004330. Customer care +44 2039652999 . Follow us. TOP DOCTORS | 85 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 4TQ Top. I held the clothing in one hand and wielded the scissors in the other. I took a deep breath and hacked a hole. Nope. I was not getting revenge on an unfaithful lover. I was adapting items in my wardrobe for life with Lichen Sclerosus. I wasn't sure I was ever going to share here the fact that I have been diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosus. Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that isn't talked about that often, but we found an expert to walk us through potential causes, symptoms, and treatments

Lichen sclerosus is a chronic skin condition that causes itchy white patches on the body. It's more common in women over 50 but can affect anyone, and is more prone to show up around the genitals (although it can appear anywhere). Patches tend to form around the vulva (opening of the vagina) and anus for women and girls and on the foreskin. Lichen sclerosus is a long-term skin condition that affects the genital areas which include the vulva, penis and anus. Changes in the skin in these areas become inflamed, itchy and sore, which can then lead to problems with passing urine and having sex. Women are mostly affected although it can occur in men and children Laser treatment for Lichen Sclerosus We are evaluating patient, public and health professional views around the use of laser for vulval lichen sclerosus. Please help using the survey link belo UK charity the Vulval Pain Society provides advice and resources for people living with vulval pain, families, healthcare providers and the wider publi Serological parameters of autoimmunity in male and female patients with lichen sclerosus. Similar to the analysis of autoimmune diseases, autoantibodies were significantly more often found in female patients compared with male patients with LS (OR 4.1, CI 1.9-9.3, p < 0.0001, cumulative analysis of ANA, ENA, anti-dsDNA, and ASMA). Except for one woman with very high ANA (titre 1:1280), all.

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Lichen sclerosus of the vulva in a child with skin of colour . Related information . On DermNet NZ. Lichen sclerosus; Update to the Clinicians' Challenge Award (2018) An update of our c ontinuing research into dermatological image recognition using deep learning and vision algorithms If you have lichen sclerosus on or around your genitals or anus, or have a more advanced case on other parts of your body, your doctor will recommend treatment. Treatment helps reduce itching, improve your skin's appearance and decrease further scarring. Recurrence is common. Rarely, lichen sclerosus gets better on its own Fast Acting - Get noticeable improvement in your lichen sclerosus symptoms within 24 hours. Backed by a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee. Effective - EMUAID ® reduces pain, itching and inflammation and eliminates 99.99% of bacteria in less than 1 minute 1.. Safe and Natural - Made in an FDA-registered homeopathic medicine facility from natural healing ingredients

However, this has not been proved and it is not really known what triggers lichen sclerosus to develop. About 1 in 4 people with lichen sclerosus have another autoimmune disease such as thyroid disease, vitiligo, or pernicious anaemia. This is why it is thought that lichen sclerosus might be an autoimmune disease. spongecat 4 years ago Lichen Sclerosus (often misspelt as Lichen Sclerosis) is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that mainly affects the vulva in women and female children and also the penis tip in men and boys. It is most common in girls before puberty and women after the menopause but can, and frequently does, occur at any age and affects at least one in a. Lichen sclerosus is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease. It causes thin, white, patchy areas of skin that can be painful, tear easily, and itch. These areas can appear anywhere on the body,.

Lichen sclerosus is a skin disease that causes white spots to form on the skin, which later grow into large, thin, and crinkled patches of skin that tear easily. Symptoms include itching, pain, blisters, and bleeding. Patches on the upper body usually go away over time, but patches in the genital region may scar if left untreated, causing. Lichen sclerosus is a rare skin condition that usually shows up on your genital or anal areas. But it can also affect your upper arms, torso, and breasts.. The condition mostly affects adult women. Lichen planus on your skin usually gets better on its own in about 9 to 18 months. Creams and ointments from a GP can help control the rash and ease itching. If creams and ointments do not work or you have severe lichen planus, steroid tablets or treatment with a special kind of light (light therapy) can help Lichen sclerosus also has a favourite location for this disruption of the skin - and this is why I (and many other people) don't generally like to talk about it. It affects the skin between the buttocks and reaching forward to include the skin around the vulva

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14Department of Dermatology, Hampshire Hospitals foundation Trust, Hampshire, UK 15(patient representative) www.lichensclerosus.org Association for Lichen Sclerosus and Vulval Health, Oxford, UK 16(development of the search strategy and performance of the literature search) Klinik f€ur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie National Lichen Sclerosus Support Group More support for dealing with LS. Lichen Sclerosis Providing education, clinical care, research, and health care information for adolescent girls and young women. Im thinking im going to change things up after reading this forum, and add the Tumeric to my diet and switch from Wheat Germ oil to Aloe. Dec 1, 2020 - Explore Penny Huff's board Lichen Sclerosus on Pinterest. See more ideas about lichen sclerosus, lichen, lichen planus Jun 15, 2017 - Fluid In Middle Ear - ABC Homeopathy Forum. Gummi Ammoniacum, Pulsatilla Nigricans and Silicea are mentioned. 8 replies to 2015-01-07 Downloadable Leaflets and Posters ; Media +. Back. Dermatologically Tested Podcast ; Press Release

Cutting is a minority in the UK and not part of our culture yet we don't have higher rates of penile cancer. If you are just talking about lazy blokes who don't wash as justification to mutilate their bodies as infants then it would appear you cannot entertain a logical discussion. I'll leave you to it, my points stand Call us 24/7: UK: -800-978-8525. USA/Can: 1-888-777-0125. RoW: +44-1420-53874 Penile Lichen Sclerosus. 30 Jan 2018 10:32. Hi, I have gone though penile cancer and had a partial penectomy. All seemed to be going well, but i have noteiced white patches on the shaft and glans of the penis. It is slightly sore but nothing ot write home about. I am told by my consultant that it maybe Penile Lichen Sclerosus Lichen Sclerosus, involving the Creme Complete and restoration of the clitoris and labia, from Alisa in New Zealand. (First posted on Perrin Naturals LS forum) My name is Alisa, I'm 40 years old, live in New Zealand and would like to share my feedback and story on the Perrins product Creme Complete

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12 months ago • 51 Replies. Hi all, after around 4 months of symptoms I was diagnosed with male genital Lichen sclerosus last week by a top professor in London. He has prescribed me with Dermovate (Clobetasol) ointment to use twice daily for a month. He gives me around a 70% chance of putting the disease into remission with the steroid. Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a skin condition that commonly affects the vulva. When it affects the skin of the vulva, it is known as vulval lichen sclerosus. Vulval LS is more common in: young girls, usually between 3 and 5 (prepubertal) women going through the menopause (perimenopausal) women after the menopause (postmenopausal) In case you have the wrong disease, Lichen sclerosis, in a nutshell affects the skin of the labia. (or rarely the penis) At this point my results for celiac disease are considered negative, but I find that questionable. I notice when my symptoms of LS flare up, my other symptoms flare up as well. Link to post Lichen Sclerosus predominantly affects the genital area, symptoms include itching plus thinning and shrinkage of the genital area. The cause of lichen sclerosus is yet unknown as more research.

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See more of Lichen Sclerosus & Vulval Cancer UK Awareness on Facebook. Log In. or. Lichen Sclerosus / Lichen Sclerosis - WOMEN. Interest. Vulvar Cancer Awareness Forum. Medical & Health. Victoria Health & Well-Being. Health/Beauty. Association for Lichen Sclerosus and Vulval Health. Nonprofit Organization Lichen sclerosus (LS) is an inflammatory skin disease that usually involves the anogenital area. All patients with symptoms or signs suspicious of lichen sclerosus should be seen at least once initially by a physician with a special interest in the disease in order to avoid delay in diagnosis, as early treatment may cure the disease in some and reduce or prevent scarring Lichen Sclerosus can also affect men. Men who get lichen are usually uncircumcised. It affects the area around the foreskin. In both men, and women, it can also affect the anus. Again, it is important to keep the area clean during treatment. A small percentage (3%) of Lichen cases of the mucous areas, do become squamous cell carcinoma Lichen sclerosus in adult men: a study of HLA associations and susceptibility to autoimmune disease. British Journal of Dermatology. 1999;140:79-83 48. Marren P, Jell J, Charnock FM, Bunce M, Welsh K, Wojnarowska F. The association between lichen sclerosus and antigens of the HLA system. British Journal of Dermatology. 1995;132:197-203 49

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Lichen Sclerosus is a chronic skin condition that affects six times as many women as men. (1) It's most commonly diagnosed in postmenopausal women, between the ages of 40 and 60. (1) Lichen sclerosus causes changes in the skin that result in areas that look white, thin, and wrinkled To cure your lichen sclerosus you take the borax internally (don't worry, it's actually safe when taken as directed). Add 1/8th of a teaspoon of borax powder and 1/8th of a teaspoon of Himalayan pink rock salt powder to one liter of clean (warm) filtered water. Drink this solution in small amounts throughout the day (eg, 50 ml's taken twenty. Male genital lichen sclerosus (MGLSc) is an uncommon skin disease of uncircumcised individuals. Prof. Bunker's previous work suggests that MGLSc is due to the combination of a) long-term exposure of susceptible skin to urine, and b) occlusion caused by the foreskin. MGLSc leads to inflammation and scarring, which can then result in sexual and.

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Guideline on Lichen sclerosus . Developed by the Guideline Subcommittee of the . European Dermatology Forum . Subcommittee Members: Dr. Gudula Kirtschig, Nottingham (United Kingdom) Dr. Silke Riechardt, Hamburg (Germany) Dr. Karl Becker, Bonn (Germany) Dr. Francesco Casabona, Genova (Italy There's no real explanation as to what causes Lichen Sclerosus. The most common theory is that it is an auto-immune disease, so basically your own body attacks your skin. And as of yet there's no cure. The symptoms of Lichen Sclerosus are itching, dryness, inflamed skin. There tends to be white, or grey patches of skin around the affected area In dermatology, the word 'lichen' means small bumps on the skin and 'planus' means 'flat', so the name comes from a description of the rash's appearance. Lichen planusis a fairly common (0.2-1% of the population worldwide), itchy, non-contagious rash that usually occurs in adults between the ages of 40 to 60. It is rare in children Penile Lichen Sclerosus, involving the Creme Complete, from Steve in the UK I wanted to add this to the Lichen Sclerosus forum and to thank yourselves for the Miracle creams that you have been blessed to have made. I purchased this above-mentioned cream but unfortunately received it just after ANOTHER biopsy

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Lichen sclerosus is an common skin condition that is considered an autoimmune condition that creates a discoloration of the skin. With Lichen sclerosus, the skin becomes whitish, patchy and is very itchy. The skin, over time, becomes thinner. If Lichen is left untreated, lichen can lead to other complications such as infections My Lichen Planus has almost gone due to stopping ramapril and later losartan. I took a steriod tablet called Betnesol and DiproSalic ointment and they've worked. However, I since tried Amlodipine for the high blood pressure and these tablets gave me bad headaches and sickness, so much so I had to take 2 days off work Bloating / Lichen Sclerosus Can someone help me with my problems 1. ID 2. Age 56 3. Sex Female 4. Single/Married Live with partner 5. weight 8 stone 7 lb 6. Height 5 ft 7. country - UK 8. climate - Typical English weather I prefer sun and heat 9. List of your complaint Find a cure for Lichen Sclerosus (lichen sclerosis). Research and Providers listed. Lichen Sclerosus treatment (especially vulvar lichen sclerosus treatment) is under diagnosed, under treated, and under funded. We are trying to end the pain. Dr. Charles Runels (inventor of the O-Shot (R) procedure) spear headed the funding and organization of this research which will feature principal.