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Lichen Sclerosus: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment Hope

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By Stephanie Prendergast, MPT, Cofounder, PHRC Los Angeles   What is Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus?   Like so many other pelvic pain diagnoses, Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus (VLS) is riddled with challenges in terms of diagnosis and treatment. Many people with VLS also have pelvic floor dysfunction, and as a result we have seen lots of patients with both. Slight adaptations to …

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How Diane beat Vulvodynia

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By Diane   I suffered with pelvic pain for years. I want to share my story, so others won’t have to suffer needlessly.   It started in February 2009 when I tried having sex with my boyfriend. Intercourse was extremely painful, and each time, my perineum tore a bit. I’d be sore for days afterward. Eventually I’d heal, but it …