What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa?

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a chronic, systemic condition where an overactive immune system contributes to inflammation below the skin.

What are symptoms of Hidradenitis Suppurativa?

Symptoms of HS may include multiple nodules and abscesses, inflammation in the dermis, malodorous discharge, sinus tracts, scarring, ulceration, and infection.

HS lesions typically occur in the most sensitive areas of the body such as axillae, breast, groin, and buttock.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Treatment options:

Discuss your HS symptoms and disease journey with your dermatologist to determine the best treatment choice for your situation.

What causes Hidradenitis Suppurativa:

We aren’t entirely sure what causes HS, but do know people are genetically susceptible and certain environmental triggers can make the condition worse. Talk to your dermatologist about the mechanisms of inflammation causing your symptoms as well as some controllable lifestyle changes that can improve your disease state.

Interested in Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Book a consultation with a skin specialist today.


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