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9 Top Qs About Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Just diagnosed with HS? You're probably relieved and confused all at once. There's a name for your condition…but what is it exactly? We've got the answers you're looking for.

By Benedict Cosgrove
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When It's Not Just HS

It's hard enough having one chronic illness, let alone multiple. But for many people with hidradenitis suppurative, that's exactly what they face. Get the details on the most common conditions that cluster with HS.

By Stacey Colino
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The Dangers of HS Misdiagnosis

Doctors and patients easily miss hidradenitis suppurativa, but the sooner this painful skin condition’s diagnosed, the sooner you can relieve your suffering.

By Stacey Colino
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Let's Talk About Hidradenitis Suppurativa

We've got the doctor-approved details on hidradenitis suppurativa causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with HS easier.

By Linda Rodgers
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What to Do After a Psoriasis Diagnosis

You've been diagnosed with psoriasis. Now what? Follow this helpful list to guide your next steps.

By Claire Gillespie
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From Eyelids to Toes: 10 Body Parts Affected by Psoriasis

Psoriasis can develop on skin anywhere on the body, from the limbs to the eyelids. Here are 10 common places on the body psoriasis shows up and how.

By Claire Gillespie
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What Chronic Hives Taught Me About Life and Health

An outbreak of chronic hives caught journalist and health advocate Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana by surprise, and taught her new lessons about managing her health.

By Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana
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Is it Eczema or Something Else?

Eczema can be confused with other conditions like psoriasis and impetigo. Get the right diagnosis by learning about 9 illnesses that share symptoms with eczema.

By Eileen Bailey
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Getting a Handle on Psoriasis and Anxiety

If you're still looking for proof of the mind-body connection, look no further than the link between psoriasis and anxiety. We've got advice on how to heal both.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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10 Clues That It’s Time for a New Derm

Sometimes you and your dermatologist are not a match made in medical heaven. Find out when it's time to move on.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.