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Options for HS
As you may know, there is no cure for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), but there are a number of treatment options that dermatologists prescribe that may give you some relief and help manage your signs and symptoms. The type of treatment your doctor recommends will depend on several factors, including the severity of your condition.
Be sure to discuss all of your signs and symptoms with your dermatologist in order to find the best treatment option for you.
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A small bump or lump under the skin.see glossary list
A collection of pus causing swelling and inflammation in the surrounding skin.see glossary list
Forcibly tearing or bursting through the skin.see glossary list
The root where hair grows.see glossary list
Continuing or occurring again and again for a long time.see glossary list
Medical conditions that appear together.see glossary list
A type of fat found in the blood that might raise your risk of coronary artery disease.see glossary list
High-Density Lipoprotein cholesterol, or “good cholesterol.” High HDL cholesterol levels are desirable, as they reduce the risk for cardiovascular (heart) disease.see glossary list
Sugar in bloodstream, derived from carbohydrates.see glossary list
An ulcer or sore on the skin, such as those caused by HS.see glossary list
An abnormal connection or tunnel under the skin that forms because of injury, infection or inflammation.see glossary list
A narrow tunnel under the skin that is open on one end and lets fluid escape or drains fluid.see glossary list
A medicine used to relieve swelling, itching, and redness in the body.see glossary list
The slow therapeutic introduction of a medication into the body via a vein.see glossary list
Removing the top of a cyst, sinus tract, or abscess by surgery.see glossary list