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The appropriate initial treatment for lichen sclerosis is topical

 

testosterone

 

 

estradiol

 

 

tacrolimus

 

correct →

clobetasol

See the ACOG Practice Bulletin #93, “Diagnosis and Management of Vulvar Skin Disorders.”  Note the section, “What is the appropriate treatment for lichen sclerosus?”

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William C. Dodson, MD
William C. Dodson, MD, is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Penn State College of Medicine. He completed his fellowship in reproductive endocrinology at Duke University. His research and clinical areas of focus include treatment of infertility, especially ovulation induction. He was previously on the Editorial Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and has served as the Consultant Web Editor for Obstetrics & Gynecology since 2008.

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