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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Dos and Don'ts for Treating HS Wounds at Home

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Don't Be Hard on Yourself


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Do Be Open to a Multi-Tiered Approach


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Do Ask About Bleach Baths (Really)


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Do Use the Best Wound Dressings You Can Afford


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Don't Ignore DIY Dressing Alternatives


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Do Dress Your Wounds in a Way That Works for You


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Don't Apply Honey, Aloe Vera, or Tea Tree Oil…


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…and Don't Reach for the Petroleum Jelly, Either


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Do Take Care of Yourself


Sarah Ludwig Rausch

Sarah Ludwig Rausch

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Sarah Ludwig Rausch is a health writer and editor whose specialties include mental health, diseases, research, medications, and chronic conditions. She’s written for The Christian Science Monitor, American Cancer Society, Cleveland Clinic, PsychologyToday.com, MedShadow Foundation, the ACT Test, and more.