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What are the symptoms of acne inverse?

What are the symptoms of acne inverse?

Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa, commonly referred to as acne inversa, is a severe inflammatory skin condition manifesting through blackheads and painful red bumps filled with pus that may persist for weeks or even months. This inflammatory skin condition is certainly amongst the most distressing and severe, which many sufferers find difficult to cope with both physically and psychologically. ...Read more

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Definition)

Also called hidradenitis suppurativa, this is a condition of painful infections ...Read more


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What is the treatment for acne inverse?

What is the treatment for acne inverse?

Varies: Fr antibiotics to surgical excision in rextreme cases. I am assuming you acne inverse is otherwise known as hydradinitis suppurativa. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment that you've seen for hidradenitis suppurativa?

What is the best treatment that you've seen for hidradenitis suppurativa?

Ther is no best: Treatment, it depends on the case and how big the area involved, it is very hard to cure this problem. ...Read more

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What's the cause and treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa?

H. suppurativa: Refer to my answer above for details. Usually cause unknown but tx is available. ...Read more

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If I have hidradenitis suppurativa may I have a drug treatment?

If I have hidradenitis suppurativa may I have a drug treatment?

Hydranitis suppurati: Treatment of this condition called hydranitis suppuratva depends on how it is presented. In acute phases, use warm compresses, antibiotics may be indicated. Weight loss in obese patients, intralesional steroids injections, vit a suuplementation, Chlorhexidine and antibiotic soap, tumeric capsules, topical clindamycine, zinc gluconate orally, and in severe cases remicade, (infliximab) Enbrel etc. So list is long and depends. ...Read more

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Hidradenitis suppurativa unlikely treatment? Curious if my size & shape (thighs) contribute to the condition & if a thigh lift would remedy the prob.

Hidradenitis suppurativa unlikely treatment? Curious if my size & shape (thighs) contribute to the condition & if a thigh lift would remedy the prob.

Many treatments: There are lots of options for treatment. None of them are perfect. I would start with conservative therapy such as diet change, weight-loss, meticulous hygiene and then a dermatologist can help with laser for hair removal or a plastic surgeon can help with excision and skin grafting or repair that might take the form of a thigh lift but is more complicated. Diet change is promising. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of acne inverse?

Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa, commonly referred to as acne inversa, is a severe inflammatory skin condition manifesting through blackheads and painful red bumps filled with pus that may persist for weeks or even months. This inflammatory skin condition is certainly amongst the most distressing and severe, which many sufferers find difficult to cope with both physically and psychologically. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is acne inverse?

What sort of problem is acne inverse?

Acne Inversa: Hidradenitis suppurativa (hs), also known as 'acne inversa', is a physically, psychologically, and socially disabling disease affecting inverse areas of the body (those places where there is skin-to-skin contact — armpits, groin, breasts, etc.), and where apocrine glands and hair follicles are found. It is non-contagious and recurrent; but presents, with boils or painful lesions. ...Read more

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Hidradenitis suppurativa are there home remides for this?

No home remedies: Laundry detergent not relevant. General hygiene is worthwhile but will not reduce hidradenitis suppuritiva. Early surgery is effective but many people get progressively worse due to the ignorance of their attending physicians. For extensive, widespread disease the biologics have been used with some success. If you have this, it is worse with obesity and smoking. See a physician with experience tre ...Read more

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What are some good remedies for hidradenitis suppurativa remedies?

What are some good remedies for hidradenitis suppurativa remedies?

See below: Treatment of hs is difficult if it is chronic and extensive because of multiple deep-seated sites of infection. Oral antibiotics based on culture results and local moist heat to establish drainage are helpful. Surgical drainage is needed for large abscesses. In severe cases surgical unroofing of sinus tracts and radical excision may be needed. Treatment with tnf inhibitors may be effective. ...Read more

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What can I buy from the pharmacy to help with Hidradenitis Suppurativa at home? I already use Dettol and Dial antibacterial soap but still get bumps.

Hidradentis: Suppurativa, your treatment isn't at home, dettol and dial, won't treat your condition, you need hospital management, antibiotics, and may be surgery, wish you all the best, ...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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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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What exactly is hidradenitis suppurativa?

What exactly is 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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How bad is my hidradenitis suppurativa? :/

Hidrradenitis Supp.: Only in person detailed examination can reveal the degree of SH you have. Best to seek in person exams from dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon... ...Read more

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