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I have an extremely itchy vulva, it’s skin is broken and is

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Hi, I have an extremely itchy vulva, it’s skin is broken and is bright red. I’m not sure how to stop it from itching
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: Since June last year on/off. And anything triggers it
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
Please post a pic of the concerned area to provide your with precise diagnosis and treatment plan.

Most likely you have autoimmune disorder called Behcet's.

Lichen sclerosis is another possibility.

Eczema and contact dermatitis are next.

You need to see a gynecologist for confirmation.

You need to use topical steroid ointment --prescription Clobetasol propionate ointment 0.05% twice daily for 3-4 weeks will be better.

But needs prescription from your doctor.

Over the counter Hydrocortisone 1% ointment can be tried meanwhile 3 times daily for 10 days.

Please use Petrolatum jelly twice daily to prevent dryness.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I attached a pic, it’s just the top area

Likely Lichen sclerosis but needs confirmation by skin biopsy.

Treatment as above.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Ok thank you

welcome