Lichen Sclerosus

Lichen sclerosus is a skin problem. It can happen on any part of the body. It happens most often in the anal or genital areas. Girls and women get lichen sclerosus more often than boys and men. The cause is not known. This skin problem is not passed from one person to another.

HOME CARE

  • Only take medicines as told by your doctor.

  • Keep the vagina as clean and dry as you can.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

Your pain, puffiness (swelling), or redness gets worse.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.