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How to Get Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus into Remission

How to Get Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus into Remission


For today’s video, we are going to chat about remission and vulvar lichen sclerosus (VLS). Specifically, we are going to talk about how to get vulvar lichen sclerosus into remission. We share what the science says on this topic, as well as other adjunct therapies and add-ons that can help you achieve remission.

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Timestamps for How to Get Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus into Remission

0:00 – Introduction

1:17 – Recap on what clinical remission of vulvar lichen sclerosus means

2:03 – How to get into remission (what the science says)

4:39 – What the research is lacking

5:22 – My lived experience with remission and VLS

17:21 – What others do to get their VLS into remission

23:23 – Summary and outro

Conclusion for How to Get Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus into Remission

In sum, clinical remission means there are no active signs of lichen sclerosus. Active signs are things like new color or texture changes and/or new scarring. Studies looking at remission and vulvar lichen sclerosus state topical corticosteroids are the best treatment to get into remission. We also share other adjunct therapies and add-ons that can be beneficial for getting into remission, such as stress management, nervous system work, pain counseling, therapy, diet and nutrition, supplements, and more.

Please share what helped you achieve remission in the comments below.

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  • wendy Bain

    Clobetasol seemed to make me present to Doctors as having the LS under control. But I still felt the burning and vulva was still quite red. Adding Vagifem and a compounded Estradiol/Testosterone cream did wonders for me! I am feeling quite a bit better now, if not “normal” on most days. 😊

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