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Self-Care Guide for Your HS

No matter what stage of hidradenitis suppurativa you’re dealing with, show your skin some TLC with these pro-approved tips and tactics.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio


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Dos and Don'ts for Treating HS Wounds at Home

Daily self-care is key to finding relief from the pain and swelling that hidradenitis suppurative can bring.

By Sarah Ludwig Rausch
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The Facts About Weight and Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)

Excess folds in the skin are the ideal environment for an HS flare—and losing weight may help prevent symptoms.

By Jodi Helmer
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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 Top HS Odor Fighters

Hidradenitis suppurativa can be a smelly condition. These HS-safe finds help soothe skin while controlling odor.

By Kaleigh Fasanella
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9 Common HS Complications (and How to Calm Them)

The truth is that it’s hard to avoid hidradenitis suppurativa complications. Also true? You can minimize these complications, and maybe even prevent further progression.

By Linda Rodgers