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Suffering with hidradenitis suppurativa in armpits, suggestion of skin grafts which may or may not be successful. Advise?

hi i have hidradenitis suppurative in both of my armpits, i saw a surgion yesterdy and he has said to get rid of it i would have to have sikin grafts done but the chance of them working is only 50/50, is this right? if it fails and they have to do it again what are the chhance of it failing the second time around? thanks
Asked On : Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query,

Hidradenitis is due to defect in glands in armpit.

Skin graft when combined with liposuction gives best result.

The glands are embedded in fat and these need to be removed first by suction later grafting can be done.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Sun, 29 Sep 2013
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