Is there any hope for lichen sclerosus?

Is there any hope for lichen sclerosus?

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What causes lichen sclerosus in a woman?

The main causes of lichen sclerosus are serious bacterial and fungal infections, along with a poor functioning liver (according to ancient Chinese medicine). An imbalance of sex hormones is also a major cause (hence why many women suffer from this during menopause and even leading up to menopause).

What kind of skin disorder is lichen schlerosus?

Lichen Schlerosus is a skin disorder/problem that mainly affects the genital and anal areas of women. It’s more common in women who are post-menopausal, but it also affects young girls and teens (rarely), and women who are hormonal or pre-menopausal.

When did lichen sclerosis and thyroid problems follow?

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What are the side effects of lichen sclerosus?

Complications of untreated lichen sclerosus include scarring, painful intercourse, urinary retention, constipation, inability to retract foreskin and an increased risk of skin cancer at the affected area. What is the cause of lichen sclerosus?

Can a lichen sclerosus be an autoimmune disease?

So far, only one study has found that 75% of women with lichen sclerosus have increased antibodies directed against extracellular matrix protein 1, which is a key component of the skin. But the relevance of this antibody to autoimmunity still requires more research.

Are there any hormonal treatments for lichen sclerosus?

However, hormonal treatments like hormone replacement therapy, testosterone or progesterone have been ineffective for women with lichen sclerosus. Infections – Infectious agents like human papillomavirus (HPV) and acid-fast bacteria have been claimed to cause lichen sclerosus, but there is no evidence that lichen sclerosus is contagious.

Where does lichen sclerosus usually occur in women?

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 genital and anal regions. 85 to 98% of cases are found near the clitoris, on the labia and in the anal region of women.