Lichen Sclerosus on the increase?

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I met a great young woman pharmacist today. I asked her if she'd come across LS and she said - No, she hadn't heard of it. I gave her some details, she wrote the name down and said she'd investigate. She also said that recently she'd noticed a significant increase in prescriptions for LS-type itching. I've noticed an increase in new people coming here for discussions, though that could be due to increased knowledge and better diagnosis. An increase in prescriptions though, would imply an increase in incidents. What do people think?

Also, please talk to your pharmacists. Tell them about LS. They'd be the first port of call for anyone with symptoms. I've found some to be indifferent, but the younger women seem to be more receptive. It just needs a few to get the ball rolling, do a bit of research, ask for CPD and training courses, and we'd be on the way to more recognition...

Ok folks, I'm off all media for the summer. Have a great summer everyone on this forum. Relax (it's good for your health), enjoy your holidays, get a break if you can and see you all in autumn.

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