A 26-year-old female asked:
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i have dx lichen schlerosus on the vulva but also have very sore and itchy armpits but no rash or white patches, but dryness, could this be ls too?

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Dr. James Berman
39 years experience Dermatology
Not likely: LS&A will be obvious like your vulva. You most likely have intertrigo (chaffing). Try applying OTC hydrocortisone cream twice daily after cool compresses.
Answered on Feb 8, 2015
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