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Name: gladys

Question:
Dear Dr.Warner:

I am a 50 year old female who was diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosus in my late 20's. I was initially treated with testosterone in petroleum jelly, which helped somewhat. However, for the past 15 years I have been using Temovate. It has worked exceptionally well and until this past year I only used it as needed, which was intermittently. Lately I find that I have many more flare ups, which are only limitedly helped by the Temovate. In your experience, does lichen sclerous get worse during peri/menopause. Do you believe that this condition is caused by a hormone imbalance??? How do you help your patients manage it?
Thanks For the response.

Answer:
I would advise that you see a competent gynecologist and
undergo a small biopsy of the area to obtain the current status of your disease. Discuss the treatment with the gynecologist based on the pathology report.

Phillip Warner, M.D.
Power Surge Medical Consultant
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