Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a chronic skin disease. Painful boil-like lesions form on and under the skin. Eventually, the nodules can form tunnels under the skin that connect and spread. The condition is considered progressive. Which means that over time it may worsen. The parts of the body most affected by HS are:
– Under the breasts
– Genital area
– Perianal area
However, HS has been known to affect almost any part of the body. HS is also associated with other conditions like diabetes and Crohn’s disease. Understanding HS can be confusing. Here we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions and their answers.