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I need answers please....what should i do?

Hi I am 18 years old....I recently researched that I have Hidradenitis suppurativa. I went to my dermatologist but she didn't have any answers to my problem. I started getting these bumps on my inner thighs since I was 13 yrs old. now these bumps would swell and they pain soo bad.  After ahwhile pus would come out.then it would leave a scar on my thighs. Please I need some answers on how can I get rid of if. It's embrassing.
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Hidradenitis suppurativa is a skin disease that affects areas bearing apocrine sweat glands and hair follicles; such as the underarms, groin and buttocks especially in women.

Apply warm compresses on the lumps and keep the area clean. Topical antiseptic treatment and topical antibiotics such as mupirocin or neomycin containing ointment is very useful. If still the lumps persist then specific treatment like antibiotics,vit A supplements, corticosteroid injections,isotretinoin,antiandrogens and sometimes excision and drainage ,laser therapy and radiotherapy are found useful. I feel that you should consult a dermatologist and discuss these options with him.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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Hi i came across a topic about hs and i want to ask.i had a bump in my armpit when i was 14yo..it never pop it just disappear on its own..but i noticed i developed a single sinus tract.now im in  mid 30's bump has never re occured since then but the sinus tract never healed or disappear and it didnt branch out.question is this dangerous? Should i have it removed? Thank you hope to hear from u soon
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