Lichen Schlerosis and sex

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I have had LS for about a year and was diagnosed by my dermatologist. On my last appointment, she said that the LS had gone into remission/gone(???). I am totally shattered. My once vibrant

sex life has been left SO painful. I've tried several lubricants, but to no avail. I'm left depressed

and miserable. Has anyone got any ideas for me. I'm desperate to get back to normal, if that's the right phrase. Please help, I'm desperate


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    So sorry that things are so painful for you. Don't give up though. There are plenty of products on the market! It is very hard to come to terms with this side of LS. I know what you are going through as it is the same for me. Haven't had sex for about as long as I discovered I had LS. Too painful and no enjoyment. I have a very understanding husband. Good luck Gay.
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    Hi this is how I have been feeling. My husband has been very supportive. I have seen many posts here of what people are using so when I see the consultant again for a check up in 10 days so I am going to ask her again what I can use. Like you just want to be back in a normal state. So happy that yours has gone in to remission. Good luck xxx
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    I know everyone has their own favouites, but the lubricant 'Yes' is what has saved me. Just putting it on feels like a relief! You can buy it online.

    For every day I use cetra ben, which is prescribed by my doctor, but I think you can buy it over the counter.

    Best wishes


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    im pretty new to all this aswell ive finally been given a date to see a dermatologist but not untill May!

    In regards to sex luckily it does not hurt at the moment for me however my top part of my region is a no go to sore!. i really hope you get it sorted and feel better soon im fed up with all this itchyness etc and bein sore constantly.


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