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A 60-year-old female asked:

Anything new for lichen sclerosis? i have tried steroid creams, other creams and uvb lights. i have it in genital area plus stomach and breasts.help!

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Well!: Many years ago i used hypnosis for lichen planus (itchy scales all over body). I "suggested" under hypnosis that the scales would fall off. That night when she undressed the scales fell off and she had to get a brush and pan to sweep them up. Skin cells originate from the same cells that are used to create the brain and probably explains why a skin disease responds to such treatment.

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