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Living with HS isn’t easy, but there’s a chance you’ve learned a lot about HS, and yourself, along the way. And that’s something worth sharing with the hidradenitis suppurativa community.

From serious to silly, from functional to fun—these posts were shaped by the experiences and insights of people like you with HS. We want to hear about your HS battle too. Comment below or share your own insights on HS for others to view and share.

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AbbVie encourages HS sufferers and their advocates to share the story of their own journeys with HS via the submission form on this website. This content may then be published to this web page for others to view and share. Due to the nature of the regulated industry under which this site is governed, any content shared will be subject to the following guidelines:

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This website is a community of people who have or care about someone with HS. When you post, please be respectful of the community and follow these guidelines.

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