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Hidradenitis suppurativa disease from shaving?

Hidradenitis suppurativa disease from shaving?

Hydranitis suppurati: It is a skin disease that most commonely affects area bearing apocrine glands or sebacious glands, such as under arms, breasrs, inner thighs, groin and buttocks.It presents with one or more red tender bumps, lesion often enlarge and break and drain pus.After several recurrences scarring may occur.It usually starts after puberty, may persist for years and may get worse over time. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Definition)

A chronic skin condition in which pimples appear in dark moist places on the body such as ...Read more


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Is Hidradenitis Suppurativa infectious ?

Is Hidradenitis Suppurativa infectious 
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Yes and no: Hidradenitis suppurativa happens only in people that are exposed. It is an infection, but you cannot pass HS on to another person. ...Read more

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Is hidradenitis suppurativa a life-long disease?

Is hidradenitis suppurativa a life-long disease?

Yes: However, there are some significant advances made in the treatment of ha (http://www.The-dermatologist.Com/content/humira-enters-phase-iii-clinical-trials-treatment-hidradenitis-suppurativa). ...Read more

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What is hidradenitis suppurativa?

Groin and armpits: Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic skin inflammation marked by the presence of blackheads and one or more red, tender bumps (lesions). The lesions often enlarge, break open and drain pus. Scarring may result after several recurrences. Considered a severe form of acne , hidradenitis suppurativa occurs deep in the skin around oil gland and hair follicles. ...Read more

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Hidradenitis suppurative: what disease is this?

Hidradenitis suppurative: what disease is this?

Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa (hi-drad-uh-NIE-tis sup-yoo-ruh-TIE-vuh) is rare, long-term skin condition that features small, painful lumps under the skin. They typically develop where the skin rubs together, such as the armpits, the groin, between the buttocks and under the breasts http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hidradenitis-suppurativa/home/ovc-20200012 ...Read more

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Suffering from hidradenitis suppurativa?

Suffering from hidradenitis suppurativa?

Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa (hi-drad-uh-NIE-tis sup-yoo-ruh-TIE-vuh) is rare, long-term skin condition that features small, painful lumps under the skin. They typically develop where the skin rubs together, such as the armpits, the groin, between the buttocks and under the breasts http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hidradenitis-suppurativa/home/ovc-20200012 ...Read more

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Is hidradenitis an autoimmune disease?

Is hidradenitis an autoimmune disease?

Hidradeniis: Hidradenitis is not an autoimmune disease. It is somewhat like a bad case of cystic acne that occurs in the axilla and groin. It is treated with warm compresses and antibiotic therapy. Sometimes surgical intervention is required. ...Read more

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Hidradenitis superativa...And its spreading..Any help?

Hidradenitis superativa...And its spreading..Any help?

Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa (hi-drad-uh-NIE-tis sup-yoo-ruh-TIE-vuh) is rare, long-term skin condition that features small, painful lumps under the skin. They typically develop where the skin rubs together, such as the armpits, the groin, between the buttocks and under the breasts http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hidradenitis-suppurativa/home/ovc-20200012 ...Read more

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What is hidradenetis suppulitivia?S

Chronic infection: Hidraadenitis is a chronic recurring infection of the apocrine sweat glands. These sweat glands are usually found only in the axilla and groin areas. Patients develop infections in these glands that result in open sores and drainage. Multiple minor procedures for drainage if infection or excision of sinus tracts are often needed over time. ...Read more

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Dandruff a curable disease?

Dandruff a curable disease?

Unfortunately not.: You only can get it 'under control'. ...Read more

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Can you advise for hidradenitis suppurativa?

See Doctor: See a doctor who normally treats this. The treatment varies from 1.Giving antibiotics 2. Open & drain and give antibiotics and 3. Surgical removal of the entire skin of a particular area for repeated infections. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hidraadenitis suppurativa?

Some help some not: There is no cure for hidradenitis suppurativa. But early treatment can help manage the symptoms and prevent new lesions from developing. Antibiotics. Oral retinoid medications. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Corticosteroids or immunosuppressant drugs. Tumor necrosis factor (tnf)-alpha inhibitors. Incision and drainage. Uncovering the tunnels or tracts. Surgical removal. ...Read more

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Does erysipelas (skin desease) have a cure?

Does erysipelas (skin desease) have a cure?

Yes: Erysipelas is an infection of the superficial skin and subcutaneous lymphatics. It is almost always caused by beta hemolytic strains of streptococcus. It is treated with oral or parenteral antibiotics (depending on severity) usually of the penicillin class. ...Read more

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What is chronic cutaneous lupus erthremyphosis

What is chronic cutaneous lupus erthremyphosis

See: Subacute cutaneous lupus is a subtype of lupus that can have a lupus and be associated with positive antibodies for sjogren's as well as thyroid disease. Rarely, does it ever transition to systemic lupus. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I am suffering from these skin diseases acne, rosacea, impetigo, carbuncle?

I am suffering from these skin diseases  acne, rosacea, impetigo, carbuncle?

See a dermatologist: Given you have these skin problems, your best bet is to see a dermatologist who is an expert in treating these disorders. I actually doubt that you have 'all' of these diseases and you probably have one diagnosis -- cystic acne. Dermatologists have many tools that can help these patients, so hope you can get some help there. ...Read more

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"severe" hidradentis suppurativa odor, lesions, swelling, pain, immobile, draining both armpits, buttocks groin area age19 no social life please help?

"severe" hidradentis suppurativa odor, lesions, swelling, pain, immobile, draining both armpits, buttocks groin area age19 no social life please help?

See a doctor: First treatment may be a trial of antibiotics. The only complete treatment I am aware of is plastic surgery to deeply surgically remove the affected areas with possible skin grafts or primary closure. ...Read more