What Is Hidradenitis Suppurativa And How To Treat It

What Is Hidradenitis Suppurativa And How To Treat It

When it comes to the war against itch, it seems that the same cast of usual suspects gets most of the attention. Eczema and psoriasis, I’m looking at you. Even shingles and athlete’s foot have their moments in the spotlight. But there’s one lesser-known skin condition that’s just as itchy, inflamed, and painful as any of these: hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).

Even if you’ve never heard of HS before, you’re probably familiar with at least some of its symptoms. That’s because HS manifests as large, deep-seated pimples that can occur in areas where skin rubs together.

In this article, we’re going to dive deep into the symptoms and causes of hidradenitis suppurative, and most importantly, how to treat it and prevent it.

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