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how does pimples affect acne inversa (hidradenitis suppurativa)

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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find out: If it's worse in your armpits and up close between your legs, there's a good chance it's hidradenitis suppurativa. This is a much more difficiult mana ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Surgical excision: might be only option, if all medical treatments have been unsuccessful. Consult with a dermatologist.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Fernando Mesta Carrillo
Specializes in Medicina Ocupacional
Better outcome: An endocrinologist is a doctor specialized on hormonal disturbances in human body. In my opinion, according to your symptoms and diagnosis, it is the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Endocrinologist : Speak to your doctor about a possible referral to an endocrinologist a well as a dietitian to assist you with your dietary plan. Good luck
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Nobody knows: Lifestyle and situations aren't the key to managing this often very troubling illness. Focus on prescribed rx which is likely to be difficult enough. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Watch it: You are less likely to get a crater / icepick if it reabsorbs rather than ruptures, but not much. If this pimple is special enough to write about, per ... Read More

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