A 65-year-old male asked:
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diagnosed with lichen sclerosis what medicine can i use to get rid of it. using clobetasol propionate not helping for 3 wks?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Persistence: You are on the right medication. You should continue to use the clobetasol (2 or 3 times daily) - if your symptoms do not improve with 4 to 6 weeks of treatment with that medication, then return to your doctor for re-evaluation. Lichen Sclerosis can progress to a squamous cell cancer.
Answered on Jan 23, 2016

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