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More than 4,000 Americans shared their worries, fears, and opinions on living through the coronavirus pandemic.

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Just One More Question About HS!

For our "Just One More Question!" video series, Dr. Christopher Sayed sat down with us to answer some of the most common questions he hears from his patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.

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How Can You Control the Odor From Hidradenitis?

It's not an issue for everyone with HS, but when HS odor is a problem, it can be a big one. Here's how to get relief.

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Why Is HS Often Misdiagnosed?

It takes patients an average 10 years to get diagnosed with hidradenitis. Find out why it's so tricky for doctors to spot.

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What Are Some of the Treatment Advances for HS?

It's been only five years since the FDA approved the first medication for hidradenitis, but more options are on the way.

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How Does Diet Affect HS?

The good news: A few simple eating tweaks may help some people manage symptoms of hidradenitis.

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A Healthier, Happier Future With Psoriasis

How do you find love with psoriasis? How do you handle awkward questions or assumption? It all comes down to self confidence, our patient experts say. Here's how to boost yours.

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Psoriatic Arthritis: How to Adapt and Thrive

Our experts share how they've adapted their homes, workplaces, and hobbies to continue pursuing their daily lives and goals with psoriatic arthritis.

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Young & Chronic: MS Edition

Introducing HealthCentral's first dedicated guide to living with multiple sclerosis in your 20s and 30s.