Hi. I was diagnosed by biopsy in September. I started a rx of clobetasol CREAM and then immediately experienced searing/ burning discomfort- so much that I could not sleep. My gyn seemed confused by my worsening pain and sent me to a dermatologist. She immediately identified that the Cream formulation was my issue- she prescribed clobetasol OINTMENT and lidocaine ointment. Using the ointments made a difference for me in just 24 hours.
I am not sure if the cream rx was an oversight By my gyn or my body’s reaction. The dermatologist insisted that the ointment formulation was the better rx- and for me that was the case. I am now using the clobetasol ointment 2-3/week and have not needed the lidocaine in a few weeks. Good luck- this is a frustrating medical condition.