Hidradenitis suppurativa

What is Hidradenitis suppurativa?

It is a skin disease that most commonly affects areas bearing apocrine sweat glands, such as the underarms, under the breasts, inner thighs etc.

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i am 28yr old lady and i have been diagnosed with hidradenitis suppurativa in right axilla.consulted with a dermatologist and advised to take...

doctor1 MD

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It is believed that the inciting factor in Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is follicular occlusion and bacterial colonization...

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I'm a 27yo female and I have a large lump under the skin between my anus and vagina, I noticed the pain a couple days ago and it makes it very...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for writing to us.

Given your history, I would not rule out Hidradenitis suppurativa. I wonder if you have reasons to believe that...

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I have suffered from recurrent acne lumps/small boils on the back of my scalp and around my genitals for a while now but they seem to be getting...

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Thanks for the query.

I completely understand your concern and I hope I am able to help you for the same.

From your description of the...

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