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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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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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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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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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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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Can biology research or chemistry research help cure cancer?

Can biology research or chemistry research help cure cancer?

My goodness: I need more than 400 characters to answer that question! the answer is yes, cell and molecular biology research has led to better understanding of cancer and significant improvements in therapy. The limitation i see to this is the tremendous cost of the new medicines derived from said research. Prevention and early detection are still very important and will be even more as the population ages. ...Read more

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Is there any fast cure for hidradenitis suppurativa?

NO: Unfortunately, there is no fast cure. It is usually a chronic illness. Some may eventually be cured, but it is difficult to predict at the onset who will be cured and who will not. ...Read more

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Are clinical trials (research studies) available for men with testicular cancer?

Are clinical trials (research studies) available for men with testicular cancer?

Yes: Go to the nci website to see a full list of trials available across the U.S. There are many more in europe and other countries as well. ...Read more

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mri found subcutaneous cystic [email protected] of coccyx,9mm,may represent sebaceous cyst? clinical correlation needed?it's immobile, do u thinkits sebaceous?

mri found subcutaneous cystic lump@lvl of coccyx,9mm,may represent sebaceous cyst? clinical correlation needed?it's immobile, do u thinkits sebaceous?

May be: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your imaging studies. The doctor who ordered the MRI is in a better position to advise as s/he knows more about your health.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Do facials help hydradenitis supparativa?

Do facials help hydradenitis supparativa?

No: Hidradenitis affects lymph nodes: usually in the groin or armpits. Facials will have no effect, either positive or negative. ...Read more

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Neurologist and author, David Perlmutter, claims that gluten causes Alzheimer's. Can someone provide journal references on research that proves this?

Neurologist and author, David Perlmutter, claims that gluten causes Alzheimer's. Can someone provide journal references on research that proves this?

Fully disagree: There is NO solid evidence anywhere that gluten causes Alzheimer's disease, and there is NO relationship with Celiac disease and dementia, but Celiac disease does cause a Peripheral Small Fibre Neuropathy. We have some anecdotal cases of gluten sensitivity affecting MS indirectly, and maybe transient worsening of other conditions, but no Alzheimer's links. ...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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Need expert opinions about skin condition cellulitys treatment?

Need expert opinions about skin condition cellulitys treatment?

Antibiotics: Cellulitis is the inflammation of the skin and deeper tissues, usually caused by bacteria such as staph and strep. Treatment is antibiotics, sometimes intravenously at first if there is fever or other systemic symptoms. Often oral antibiotics will clear this up. Definitely see a doctor if you are concerned about this. ...Read more

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Would a thyroid cancer clinical trial (research study) be appropriate for me?

Would a thyroid cancer clinical trial (research study) be appropriate for me?

Depends: It depends on your history: what kind of thyroid cancer, the extent of your thyroid cancer, what kind of treatments had been done...Each clinical trial has specific sets of criteria you will need to meet to be accepted as a research subject. Check with the coordinator of the trial to see if you are appropriate for the trial. ...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

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Is there a new, experimental acne medications routine?

Is there a new, experimental acne medications routine?

No: A few years ago, a british drug company was investigating a sebum-suppressor that was supposed to be safer than Isotretinoin either for systemic or topical use, but lost interest for reasons that aren't certain -- probably it was a disappointment. A dermatologist can use Isotretinoin and lasers to handle even the most severe acne; this is the 21st century & you should be able to get help. ...Read more

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Has anyone found a 100% effective cellulite treatment?

Has anyone found a 100% effective cellulite treatment?

Cellulite: There is no way to prevent getting cellulite. Keeping off excess pounds and strengthening your muscles through regular exercise, however, can go a long way toward maintaining your skin tone and texture. To date there is no cure for cellulite. ...Read more

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