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No, You Don't Need 'Vagina Lipstick'
It seems plucked right off the pages of Gwyneth Paltrow’s diary, but VMagic Feminine Lips Stick is a real and unnecessary product that promises to keep your vulva “balanced, moisturized and purified.”  Yes, people. We’re talking about “lipstick for your vagina,” as it’s been dubiously termed.  The product is really more like a chapstick ― “Because your other lips get chapped, too!” is an actual tagline ― and it’s made with organic avocado oil and honey. It claims to treat things like itch and discomfort, skin dryness, “odor causing b...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Lichen Sclerosus Needs Ongoing Care
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A little more than two years ago, I was diagnosed  with vulvar lichen sclerosus. My doctor prescribed a topical cream, which I still use once or twice each week. I have never been back for a recheck, but I recently read that I should be getting a regular exam, because this condition might cause [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 19, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Application of Mometasone Furoate in Vulvar Lichen SclerosusApplication of Mometasone Furoate in Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus
What's the optimal regimen of topical corticosteroids for treatment of vulvar lichen sclerosus? The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Painful sex (dyspareunia) after surgical menopause
The post Painful sex (dyspareunia) after surgical menopause appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. A surgical menopause is one caused when a woman has her ovaries removed. It can also refer to a menopause triggered following a hysterectomy that has left her ovaries in place. There are many menopausal symptoms and some, like the hot flush, are often easier to deal with than others. Perhaps the hardest ones to overcome though are those that affect our sexual well-being and these include things like vaginal dryness or loss of libido. In this article we’re going to explore issues around painful sex because for some ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - July 8, 2015 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Menopause sexuality Source Type: news

Long-Term Topical Corticosteroids Best for Vulvar Lichen SclerosusLong-Term Topical Corticosteroids Best for Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus
Individualized preventive topical corticosteroid (TCS) regimens are best for the long-term management of adult vulvar lichen sclerosus (VLS), according to a longitudinal study in 507 women. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - June 19, 2015 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Vulvar lichen sclerosus in children misdiagnosed as sexual abuse - Delmarre E, Delteil C, Mallet S, Boval C, Capasso F, Piercecchi-Marti MD.
INTRODUCTION: With the frequency of lawsuits for sexual abuse increasing, high-quality care for victims is of utmost importance. Genital examination is difficult to perform, especially on children, but is a key item for diagnosis. A case report is presente... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 6, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

5 Things Your Gynecologist Can Tell From A Basic Exam
Wondering if you should make an appointment? Those 20 minutes could reveal more about your health than you realize. By Corrie Pikul Only 17 percent of women see their gynecologist for an annual exam. And while the American College of Physicians recently said that healthy-seeming women don’t really need a pelvic exam, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, along with many doctors, still believes in the value of a full workup. We asked Lauren Streicher, MD, an associate clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University’s medical school, to give us some great reasons wh...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 3, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lichen Sclerosus
Title: Lichen SclerosusCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/13/2007 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/31/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 31, 2014 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus: Diagnosis and ManagementVulvar Lichen Sclerosus: Diagnosis and Management
Vulvar lichen sclerosus most commonly affects postmenopausal women, but modern treatments can be highly effectively -- once it's diagnosed. Journal for Nurse Practitioners (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 7, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Lichen Sclerosus Does Affect the Vagina: ReportLichen Sclerosus Does Affect the Vagina: Report
Lichen sclerosus (LS) with vaginal involvement may be more common than previously thought and may be under diagnosed, say the authors of a new report. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 14, 2013 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

A Clinical Guide On Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced the publication of a clinical guide by the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) in its journal Maturitas on lichen sclerosus with summary recommendations. Vulvar lichen sclerosus (LS) is a chronic inflammatory disease which affects genital labial, perineal and perianal areas, producing significant discomfort and psychological distress. The purpose of this clinical guide is to provide advice on early recognition and treatment to prevent delay in management... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Maturitas publishes a clinical guide on lichen sclerosus
(Elsevier) Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the publication of a clinical guide by the European Menopause and Andropause Society in its journal Maturitas on lichen sclerosus with summary recommendations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news