Sexual difficulties 'common' among men with penile lichen sclerosus

It’s essential to question patients with the condition about dyspareunia, a dermatologist says

Sexual dysfunction might be more common than thought among men with penile lichen sclerosus, a study suggests.

Results from a prospective study of 78 men with the condition presenting to a single UK male genital dermatosis clinic found most of the patients reported sexual difficulties when asked, although only three said it was the main reason for their presentation.

The finding prompted author Dr Manu Shah, from the Burnley General Teaching Hospital in Lancashire, to recommend doctors