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Do you have health issues or questions about vulva health? Share them with us!

By HERWriter Guide November 9, 2010 - 8:45am

Thanks to ronpindmix for starting this Group.

If there are questions or stories to tell about this topic, please share!

By HERWriter Guide February 9, 2012 - 3:55pm

Hi bailee

What a great update and we're so glad to know you are doing well! Stay in touch with us!



February 9, 2012 - 3:55pm
By February 6, 2012 - 8:24am

Hi ,it's me bailee....one year after my post...I'm fine and lichen is under control.Not too much on my skin and I'm so glad I stoped taking alot of meds.for others my conditions.Right now I start again pulling oil and drinking water with honey and cinammon.I was so scared after see a pictures of deformed private parts but for me everything seems normal.I happy married for years and I' m grandmother too.Thanks for your hepl before and good luck to you.

February 6, 2012 - 8:24am
By HERWriter Guide January 14, 2011 - 7:43am

Hi bailee

Thanks for much for your post. I'm sorry that you have this condition, I know it can be very painful.

Lichen Planus is an auto immune condition and is considered a skin disease, also seen the mouth and genital region.

Symptoms include:

■Itching, flat-topped purplish bumps or scaly patches
◦Especially on the palm side of the wrists, the top of the foot and shins, the trunk, or the genitals
■Milky-white, spider web-like patches in your mouth or vagina

bailee, how long have you had lichen planus? Are you undergoing treatment?

Treatment includes:

Symptom Relief

■Topical or oral antihistamines to relieve itching
■Other topical anti-itching products (pramoxine, menthol, eucalyptus oil)
■Soothing soaks (oatmeal, Burows solution 1:40)

Steroid Medications
Topical steroids may be used to help decrease inflammation. Steroids may also be injected by a needle directly into a lesion. Oral or IV steroids are only used in severe cases.

Other Treatments

■Retinoids or immunomodulating medications may be useful, particularly for lesions in the mouth
■Ultraviolet light combined with oral medication has also been effective in widespread or resistant cases

You can read a lot more, bailee, on our Lichen Planus page here and there are also informative videos and articles to read:

Why are you so scared of your future? Are you talking about your health? Relationships? Ability to have a baby? Please tell us more and we are very happy to guide you more, as well as provide support!

January 14, 2011 - 7:43am
By January 13, 2011 - 11:53pm

Hi, I was diagnose with lichen planus and I'm so scared about my future.Sometimes I 'm asking my self...WHY,WHY I have to suffer from this condition. B.

January 13, 2011 - 11:53pm

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