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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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 “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, “It starts with bumps in the armpit that hurt immensely and swell up like cysts. Then they burst…
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