Lichen Sclerosis: a female genital health condition.
Lichen Sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder which can affect women and men. It is common on the vulva and is not contagious.
What can manifest: Signs of advancement of this condition.
Since tissue changes can lead to labial fusion, narrowing of the vaginal opening and even carcinoma (in approximately 3% of cases), even the mildest of cases should be treated and monitored.
There are many things that any patient with a diagnosis of L.S. can do on their own that can greatly improve symptoms.
Taking control can be empowering and reduce some of the negative impact of stress hormones.