Tag Archives: HS treatment

Daily Management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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Firstly, most people with hidradenitis suppurativa manage some element of their condition daily. Whether that’s lifestyle or wound care at home, we are certainly always working to keep ourselves safe and well. So, you can never have enough HS tips. Secondly, everyone’s condition is different. So not every tip will work for you. However, this […]

Challenging Hidradenitis Suppurativa Wound Care

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We all know that the drainage from HS can certainly be difficult to manage. The leaking and the weeping is unpredictable and often has different consistency, colour and odour. Typical HS lesions drain a lot, and usually this can be contained by an absorbent dressing like gauze, or absorbent pads like the HidraWear dressings. However, […]

Daily Management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

hidradenitis suppurativa tips and tricks stage 1

Firstly, most people with hidradenitis suppurativa manage some element of their condition daily. Whether that’s lifestyle or wound care at home, we are certainly always working to keep ourselves safe and well. So, you can never have enough HS tips. Secondly, everyone’s condition is different. So not every tip will work for you. However, this […]

Essentials for Life with Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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Everyone manages their condition in their own way. We all have our favourite creams and antiseptics. Strange I know, but that’s living with HS. If you are newly diagnosed, you may not know where to start. In this post, we are going to talk about your options starting out with HS. From wound care to […]

Let’s Talk About Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) With Jasmine Espy

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We all know that living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa  can knock you down. It can certainly make life difficult sometimes and it can be hard to stay motivated. But life can be good, despite HS. We contacted some fellow HS warriors to talk about HS and share some advice with us. Jasmine Talks about Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) […]

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Pictures

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What does HS look like? We have some hidradenitis suppurativa pictures to share. Firstly, Hidradenitis Suppurativa pictures can be found on the internet easily. But for most of us, it is a hidden disease in many ways. A lot of people haven’t heard of it, and so a lot of people with HS don’t like […]

How Do I Talk to My Doctor – Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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The Dreaded Doctors Office So, you find yourself worried about your body, but you are too scared to talk to your doctor about hidradenitis suppurativa. You think they won’t listen to you, or that you are being dramatic. Sound about right? If you are struggling with this right now, don’t worry most people have at […]

My Hidradenitis Suppurativa Diagnosis

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The Chance Hidradenitis Suppurativa Diagnosis I have had Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) for 13 years. Last year I visited my doctor for something unrelated. While I waited, I read the Irish Skin Foundation’s Hidradenitis Suppurativa booklet. Reading through the booklet, I recognised my symptoms and decided to ask my doctor about it. Now that I have […]

It’s Okay to Rest

It occurred to me over the last few days the number of productivity articles I see while scrolling through Facebook or in my email inbox. They say things like- how to stay productive at home, I’m sure you know to ones I’m talking about. I recently wrote a piece about hidradenitis suppurativa and maintaining  my […]

Hidradenitis Suppurativa podcasts with Doctors

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Podcasts are a great tool to learn on the go. You can listen to these from the comfort of your own home or while on the go, whether it be in the car or while out for a run. Dialogues in Dermatology Bonus – July 2019 – Hidradenitis Suppurativa In this podcast, M. Laurin Council, […]

Everything you need to know about HS

This blog contains everything you need to know about HS including what it is, what the symptoms are, what causes Hidradenitis Suppurativa and the treatment options.  What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a chronic, inflammatory, debilitating skin disease that affects 1-4% of the general population. HS typically presents after puberty with painful, deep-seated […]

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