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 Is HS?
Get the basics on this chronic inflammatory skin condition.
What Causes HS?
Learn about the genetic and environmental risk factors that might play a role.
What Are the Symptoms of HS?
Pain, nodules, pus…the symptoms of HS are impossible to ignore.
What Are the Stages of HS?
Learn how hidradenitis can progress when it’s not treated.
How Is HS Typically Diagnosed?
There’s no test for HS. Find out how doctors make the call.
Is HS Contagious?
Deep breath: The answer will likely leave you feeling relieved.
What Treatments Are Available for HS?
Depending on the stage, you may have several choices.
Can HS Be Cured?
We’ve got the answer to the most frequently asked question about HS.