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The Many Names of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

The Many Names of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis Suppurativa is the name we all know, but maybe not love. It turns out doctors might feel the same. Names are certainly more than labels, they are descriptions. However, HS doesn’t accurately describe the physiological process. As well as that, HS is...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Stages

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Stages

What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Firstly,  Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a skin disease that causes lesions to form on and under the skin. Lesions can take the form of painful nodules, boil-like lumps, abscess or cysts. When the lesions burst, they sometimes...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Stage 3

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Stage 3

So far,  the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of HS stages 1 & 2 have been described in previous articles. However, hidradenitis suppurativa stage 3 is the focus of this blog. Firstly, to recap, HS is a chronic skin disease that causes nodules called lesions to...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Peer Support

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Peer Support

There are many different definitions of what peer support is. So, for the purpose of this blog, its someone who has lived experience of the same condition.  And they are willing to use that experience to help others. When I first got diagnosed with hidradenitis...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Stage 2

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Stage 2

In the last article, we firstly talked about the Hurley stages of HS. In this article, we will look at hidradenitis suppurativa stage 2. To recap, HS, also known as acne inversa is a chronic skin disease that causes nodules called lesions to form on the skin. The...

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Stage 1

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Stage 1

What is hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)? Hidradenitis Suppurativa, or HS for short is also known as Acne Inversa. It is a chronic skin disease that causes painful nodules, ‘boil-like’ lumps or abscesses, also known as lesions. These often affect the armpits, groin,...

5 Healthy Ways to Deal with HS and Anger

5 Healthy Ways to Deal with HS and Anger

Last year I posted a picture on Instagram that said it was okay to be angry. Someone left a comment asking if anger can be controlled? Firstly, the answer is yes, you can control your anger. But it made me think that our immediate response to anger is fear of losing...