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associated with HS
Because hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is an inflammatory disorder, people with this condition may have comorbidities. HS is not thought to cause these conditions or vice versa. These include other immune conditions such as Crohn’s disease.
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