Lichen Sclerosus can be diagnosed after a general examination by your doctor. The doctor generally also take samples of the affected skin to perform a skin biopsy.
Ointments called Corticosteroids are used at the affected skin daily to minimize the itching and burning sensation. It may also help to reduce the white spots by curing the healed area. Using the medication daily at the same quantity may bring side-effects so your doctor may ask you to reduce the usage with time to avoid any negative consequences.Therapy can also be used with the ointments for better results. Immune Modulating Medications such as tacrolimus and pimecrolimus and topical sex hormones are also used to treat Lichen Sclerosus.
Laser Treatment can be successfully used to treat the genital Lichen Sclerosus symptoms. Fractional CO2 laser lights are quite effective to cure Lichen Sclerosus by removing the dead or white skin from the genital areas.