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Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Community

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a chronic disease of a type of sweat gland. It can occur in one or multiple areas of your body. HS usually develops in your armpits, groin and anal area. It causes long-term skin inflammation and can be painful. The purpose of the community is to share support and information with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patients and their loved ones. Topics in the community include: causes, clinical trials, complications, family issues, living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS), prognosis, research, surgery, treatments

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Hi Everyone, While I've been avoiding it for several years I'm facing the inevitability that wide surgical excision may be the only option left for me. In a final attempt to deny my fate, I wanted to see anyone has some advise fo...
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Hello Everyone, I'm scheduled to have an area excised from my axillary on Tuesday. The surgeon is thinking it will be about 3 cm in diameter. My question is: how deep can they cut in this area? In 2007 I had a 14 cm area remov...
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I was just diagnosed with Hidradenitis suppurativa and deodorant irate my arm and the doctor told me I shouldn't be using it right now because of the outbreak. What natural alternative I can use to replace my deodorant?
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Hi All! Does anyone know of a good HS surgeon in Toronto with experience in wide surgical excision. I have stage III HS and facing having surgery for my arm pit and possibly both sides of groin and want to make sure the surgeon has so...
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All I'm seeing is posts about dudes with an std. "Whats this red bump on my penis" Which is NOT HS. Anyway its frustating people are posting in the wrong forum. Please message me if you also suffer from HS. It would be really great t...
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I've had HS for about 7 years now. It's stage II.
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Hi there. My name is Karley, im 21, and just found out im 5 weeks along. I Don't necessarily have a question. Happy to find somewhere I can relate with others about hd. Anyone here have had a baby while having hd?
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Hypothyroid in particular? Thanks
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MY DAUGHER IS 24 AND SHES BEEN SUFFERING WITH HS FOR YEARS NOW... THE LAST DERMOTOLOGIST WE TOOK HER TO SAID SHE NEEDED TO SEE AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE DR.. MY ? IS WHAT KIND OF DR SPECIALIZES IN THIS DISORDER
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Hello. I have had HS since I was about 11-12 years old. Just recently, however I've noticed that when I get a large boil, the lymph nodes in my groin are swelling. I've never checked for swollen lymph nodes before but am concerned it may...
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I just want answers for my dear wife. Since we've been together it started off with polynital (?) cysts reoccurring around her tailbone area. She was always in severe pain, and had them drained a few times. I had never heard of this befo...
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About a year ago I had a sex marathon with a girl and the way she rubbed against my pubic area gave me what I believe to be an infected folliculitis (which can be caused by friction in an area with pubic hair). In that event I got a s...
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I have just been diagnosed with hidrdenitis suppurativa, although I have suffered from the condition for 2 years. Since I had an operation in April, this is my first real set back and I am devistated to have had to take today off my wor...
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I've had HS for about 10 years now and the itching is driving me insane. Mostly my armpits and and the inside crease of my leg dose anyone know a way of soothing the itch? It's even itchy when there's no abscesses there it's getting to t...
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I have had chronic MRSA infections for over 2 years. Ive had them on my butt, stomach, arm, on my leg by my genital area..with the majority of abcesses/cellulitis infections being under my arms. I pretty much always have 2-4 of them unde...
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Hi Sir/Madam Last week, I went to fasting blood test to the laboratory,The laboratory person first banded with rubber strap to the hand and extracted the blood from the needle and I went off, later after 24 hours I observed some scratc...
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Hello i have a two year and last 2weeks ago i noticed that jis tumb was peeling today i looked at it again and its still peeling, its really red not raw, just continously peels. He disent suck his thumb so im quite unsure of what could b...
monsoorboybearer | Posted
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I have this rash that keeps coming back
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Hello i think I have candiadiasis. I think that's how its spelt. Its is located on my scrotum. No signs of itching, flaking, or anything that uncomfortable. I was wondering what to use to get rid of it. I'm pretty sure its a yeast infect...
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My daughter hair is shedding really bad is it because of being allergic to dogs? The dog hair?
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