Fat Grafting for Lichen Sclerosus and Sexual Health

Fat Grafting for Lichen Sclerosus and Sexual Health

Introduction For today’s video, I am joined by the wonderful Dr. Aurora Almadori. Dr. Almadori talks to us about the potential for fat grafting to improve skin texture and sexual pain. We discuss what steroids can and cannot do, sexual health and lichen sclerosus, the difference between stem cells, PRP, and fat grafting. Then we dive into current research that is investigating the potential for fat grafting to improve skin texture and sexual pain. We also discuss the question of if fat grafting can increase the side of our labia minora and if reconstructive surgery is recommended for folks with vulvar lichen sclerosus. Be sure to like this video and subscribe to our channel for more educational LS content. 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. *Disclaimer: This video is for…
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How Sex Therapy can Help with Lichen Sclerosus

How Sex Therapy can Help with Lichen Sclerosus

Introduction For today’s video, I share my journey with lichen sclerosus and sexual health. Specifically, I discuss how my sexual health was impacted by lichen sclerosus. I share what prompted me to find a sexy therapist and how sex therapy can help with lichen sclerosus. This video is very personal and vulnerable. In our next video, we will approach this topic from a more practical lens by sharing how to find a sex therapist. There will also be free and paid sexual health resources discussed in that video as well. Be sure to like this video and subscribe to our channel for more educational LS content. *Disclaimer: This video is for educational and entertainment purposes only. Please consult with your medical provider before making any changes to your health plan. If this video was helpful to you, we’d love your support so we can continue providing important education like this.…
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Lichen Sclerosus & Menopause: What’s the Difference?

Lichen Sclerosus & Menopause: What’s the Difference?

Introduction A common question we hear at Lichen Sclerosus Support Network is, “What is menopause/genitourinary syndrome of menopause (aka GSM), and how do I know if that is causing my symptoms or changes to my vulva or if it’s lichen sclerosus? And this is an important question.  Unfortunately, most conditions that affect the vulva have overlapping symptoms. For example, if you Google “symptoms of GSM,” “symptoms of lichen simplex chronicus,” “symptoms of yeast (candidiasis),” etc., they will all come back with itch and pain as primary symptoms. In this post, I will discuss what menopause is, what GSM is, and the changes that can occur to the vulva from GSM. I will highlight some differences between GSM and lichen sclerosus  *This post is evidence-based; I draw on the medical literature to share what you need to know about menopause, genitourinary syndrome of menopause, and lichen sclerosus. Importantly, what I share is…
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