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How effective is Platelet-Rich Plasma as a therapy?

What if you could concentrate and direct the powerful healing and regeneration abilities of your own body? It sounds like a bit of superhero sci-fi, but is, in fact, a tested, effective and minimally invasive treatment option for women coping with urogynecological health issues. For decades, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has allowed healthcare providers to do…

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Is Lichen Sclerosus Contagious?

Is Lichen Sclerosus Contagious

When you are diagnosed with lichen sclerosus, your first thought will likely be, “Where did I catch this? From a partner? From a toilet seat?” But you can’t “catch” lichen sclerosus. Like many non-contagious conditions, lichen sclerosus shares some symptoms with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), but it is not a disease that can be contracted…

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Lichen sclerosus or STD? Knowing the symptoms

When you’re a sexually active woman, any pain, itching or rashes in the vaginal area and trigger panic: Is it an STD? Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are spread through sexual contact. Even if you are in a monogamous relationship, it is possible to contract an STD from an unfaithful partner, from a partner who has…

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What to Ask Doctors Specializing in Lichen Sclerosus

Lichen Sclerosus

When you aren’t sure what you have, it’s hard to know what questions to ask. If you’ve been experiencing vulvar pain and itching, you may make an appointment expecting to find out you have a yeast infection – only to hear you have something you have never heard of before: lichen sclerosus. Lichen sclerosus is…

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