Do You Need to Be on Estrogen if You Have Lichen Sclerosus?

Do You Need to Be on Estrogen if You Have Lichen Sclerosus?

Introduction Once you start going down the rabbit hole of Google, you’ll come across many different treatments and ways to manage your lichen sclerosus. One thing that may come up in your search is estrogen therapy. Conversely, you may have heard others talking about their using estrogen in virtual meetups or support groups. Regardless of where you heard about estrogen, you may be wondering if you need to be on estrogen if you have lichen sclerosus. And this is a good and important question, and we address it in today’s post. Disclaimers *This post is evidence-based; I draw on the medical literature to share what you need to know about lichen sclerosus and estrogen. Importantly, what I share is my interpretation of the science and data. **The information contained in this blog post is up-to-date at the time of publication.  ***If this post is helpful to you, we’d love your…
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What’s the Deal with Hormones and Lichen Sclerosus?

What’s the Deal with Hormones and Lichen Sclerosus?

Introduction For today’s video, I am joined by the brilliant Dr. Corey Babb to answer some of your on-demand questions about lichen sclerosus and hormones. We talk about whether there is a hormonal component to lichen sclerosus, why some folks flare around their periods (and what to do if that happens), what's the deal with estrogen, and more! *Disclaimer: This video is for educational and entertainment purposes only. Please consult with your medical provider before making any changes to your health plan. Be sure to like this video and subscribe to our channel for more educational LS content. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5gTLNL9LNU If this video was helpful to you, we’d love your support so we can continue providing important education like this. Make a donation today at https://lssupportnetwork.org/donate Important Links Dr. Babb's website North American Menopause Society website Follow Dr. Babb on Instagram and TikTok @dr.coreybabb Dr. Babb's YouTube Channel The AZIZA Project…
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