They were assessed months postoperatively by an independent research assistant. This is also called the external genitalia. We are happy to answer any of your questions. Latest Activity Discussions Members. My condition was constant flaking and dry skin on my face, shoulders, and back.
Surgical treatment of clitoral phimosis caused by lichen sclerosus.
Your doctor can diagnose lichen sclerosus by looking at your vulva. My suggestion to you is to take it serious without letting it consume you. You can buy it at the nature food store. The vulva includes the mons pubis. You should try to avoid things that might irritate your vulva such as harsh soaps, bubble baths, long bike or horseback rides, or other activities or clothes such as tight jeans that can cause a lot of rubbing of your genital area. I was virtually asymptomatic for about 15 years. Sometimes, I wish there was a 'sad' button to press as well as like, it does not seem right to press 'like' when someone is going through hell, but still managing to stay positive.
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The clinical picture suggested a diagnosis of lichen sclerosus. Oldest Latest Most Votes. If yes, has your clitoral sensitivity increased? I am currently living in the UK but I am from Canada. He tried the best he could to calm me, asked me for the th time if I wanted to try meditating, even offered me a beer, and I would eventually fall asleep, only to awake to the familiar, unrelenting pain and anxiety the next morning.
Our Hanny was down to a pinhole opening and in hospital had a dilation procedure to open it up. Autoantibodies to a variety of targets nuclear, microsomal, and thyroid were not detected. A year-old man with genital lichen sclerosis: A thorough physical exam includes a pelvic exam and a Pap test. However, those antibodies rather then being causative and involved in the initiation, might be a result of damage to the BMZ, and contribute to the progression of the disease.