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What are the early signs of cancer of the vulva if my sister has had leukoplakia there for 12 years? Is biopsy necessary? Is there any medication for treatment of non-cancerous vulvar leukoplakia? See answer
My sister has had vulvar leukoplakia for 12 years. The problem remains stable. The infection area does not expand and is difficult to recognize, as it is only 1 cm. Sometimes the area is itching. Could you let us know about treatment methods for this disease? Is surgery needed? Is the disease getting serious? See answer