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vulvar leukoplakia treatment

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
White Patch: Leukoplakia simply means a white patch. There are many different conditions that present as leukoplakia. The causes, symptoms and treatment depend on ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Leukoplakia: Leukoplakia is a white patch that usually occurs in the mouth on the cheek or tongue. It usually occurs in response to an irritation, such as a roug ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Reference Site: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002041/.

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Mouth: You need to have it biopsied to check it out. Depending on the biopsy, your doctor will plan treatment
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Leukoplakia: We don't know your age, medical history or social habits which precludes us from offering you relevant response. Most likely the treatment will includ ... Read More
Dr. Ajay Dhankhar
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Take it out: if its small the best thing is to surgically take it out and not have to worry about it all. an excisional biopsy would be the best choice. there are ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Slootsky
Specializes in Dentistry
Leukoplakia meds: Leukoplakia is a white patch. It sometimes needs to be biopsied if it does not go away in 3 weeks. It can be from biting or irritating the cheek. I ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clobetasol: Treating lichen sclerosis generally requires a highly potent steroid like clobetasol. This is an especially good choice when lichen sclerosis is locat ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Topical steroids: Topical steroids would be first line treatment but this condition is difficult to control in some people. Injections of kenalog (triamcinolone) may be ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stephens
18 years experience Dermatology
Topical vs oral: Prescription topical or oral antibiotics are the most common treatments. Topical antiseptics that can be purchased over the counter may help in mild ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Infection vs allergy: There are several types of infection that could cause this. It could also be some type of allergic reaction. The most common finding would be a yeast ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Where and cause: Leukoplakia, white patches, occur in various mucous membranes and have different eitologies. Leukoplakia may be a precusor of more severe disese, inc ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Vulvar pain: The new terminology for vulvar vestibulitis is localized provoked vulvodynia. It is characterized by severe pain incited by focal touch or pressure of ... Read More
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Dr. James Mirabile
33 years experience Gynecology
Vaginal and vulvar a: Both vulvar and vaginal atrophy respond well and quickly to direct application of estrogen cream or vaginal inserts of estrogen.
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