What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa (H-S)?
Hidradenitis Suppurativa (H-S) is a chronic or long-lasting inflammatory skin condition. Bumps usually develop under the skin in areas where skin rubs together, you have hair and sweat glands. H-S is usually characterized by a swollen area that contains fluid otherwise know as an abscess. Fistulas, which are openings on the surface of the skin form a tunnel connecting the abscesses and nodules, a lump on the skin that may look like a pimple or cyst.
What areas on the body can you get Hidradenitis Suppurativa?
Common areas on the body where Hidradenitis Suppurativa may present itself include:
- Under the arms
- Groin area
- Under the breasts
- Inner thighs
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