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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Difficult: This disease is very difficult to treat often requiring the services of a surgeon and primary care doctor and and infectious disease specialist. You m ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Acne Inversa: Hidradenitis suppurativa (hs), also known as 'acne inversa', is a physically, psychologically, and socially disabling disease affecting inverse areas ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa, commonly referred to as acne inversa, is a severe inflammatory skin condition manifesting through blackheads and painful red ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Acne inversa: Acne inversa = Hidradenitis suppurativa. A chronic skin condition that causes inflammation and infection of sweat glands.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies: Fr antibiotics to surgical excision in rextreme cases. I am assuming you acne inverse is otherwise known as hydradinitis suppurativa.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic skin disease characterized by recurrent boil-like lumps (nodules) under the skin. The nodules are inflamed and p ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Sores in specific pl: Sores with blood & pus in the groin, under the arms, sometimes other areas. Poor response to antibiotics. If you recognize this in a localized area yo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably not...: The treatment can be quite involved. This is a severe chronic infectlion of the soft tissues, usually of the armpits or groin. Cases that do not respo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
H. suppurativa: Refer to my answer above for details. Usually cause unknown but tx is available.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Hidradenitis: The best treatment I have have seen is with a group of drugs called biologics. I have used Enbrel (etanercept) and Humira with great success. The prob ... Read More
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