Not everyone has itch as a symptom of lichen sclerosus. However, if it is a symptom of yours, you know how absolutely miserable this can be. For today’s video, I share 10 tips for managing itch with lichen sclerosus. Let us know in the comments what your favorite tips are.
To be transparent, this post is not evidence-based. Instead, the tips I share are either tips that work for me or tips I have heard from others.
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Timestamps for 10 Tips for Managing Itch with Lichen Sclerosus
0:00 – Introduction
1:25 – Why do we itch?
2:34 – Follow your treatment plan
3:22 – Refrain from scratching
5:20 – Soaking
6:40 – Use an emollient
8:16 – Use cold packs
10:42 – Try an oral antihistamine
13:22 – Wear loose clothing
14:56 – Consider a secondary condition
17:56 – Medications
20:00 – Medical Hypnosis
22:12 – Summary & Outro
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