Lichen sclerosus is a condition that causes patchy, discolored, thin skin, usually affecting the genital and anal areas.
It is most common in postmenopausal women and girls who haven't started puberty, but anyone can get it.
It is not contagious and cannot be spread through sexual contact.
Symptoms include irritation, skin changes, itching and pain.
Lichen sclerosus (LIE-kun skluh-ROW-sus) is a condition that causes patchy, discolored, thin skin. It usually affects the genital and anal areas.
Anyone can get lichen sclerosus but postmenopausal women are at higher risk. It isn't contagious and can't be spread through sexual contact.
Lichen sclerosus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
Read about lichen sclerosus, a skin condition that mainly affects the skin of the genitals. Find out about symptoms, causes, treatments and when to see a GP.
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Lichen sclerosus is an inflammatory disorder that affects skin on your genitals. It causes irritation, skin changes, itching and pain. It’s most common in people assigned female at birth, including women who have been through menopause and girls who haven’t started puberty.
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Lichen sclerosus is a long-term skin condition that mostly affects the genital and anal areas. It causes your affected skin to become thin, white, and wrinkly. It is due to…
Lichen Sclerosus | Cedars-Sinai
Lichen sclerosus (LIE-kun skluh-ROW-sus) is a condition that causes patchy, discolored, thin skin. It usually affects the genital and anal areas. Anyone can get lichen sclerosus but postmenopausal women are…
Lichen sclerosus - Overview - Mayo Clinic
Lichen sclerosus is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that affects five to ten times as many women (most frequently postmenopausal) as men. However, it can develop in people of any…
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