Entries on Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Depression

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) may not be a household name, but it affects millions of people. Also known as acne inversa, HS usually begins as pimple-like bumps on the skin. If the chronic condition worsens, the bumps can grow deep into the skin, becoming…
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It’s easier to talk about physical scars than emotional ones, but life with a chronic illness like Hidradenitis supporativa (HS) isn’t just about physical pain. Hidradenitis supporativa can leave unseen wounds that are just as serious and bothersome as their physical counterparts. In fact,…
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 Have you been affected by HS or another health condition? Sign up to share your experiences with Health Stories Project!–>  “So, I have this weird thing…” That’s how Jaime starts explaining her rare health condition to new people. She then goes on to tell them,…
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Have you been affected by HS or another health condition? Sign up to share your experiences with Health Stories Project!–>  Like many teenagers, Jordyn struggled with acne starting around the time she hit puberty. She didn’t think of it as anything out of the ordinary,…
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