Hidradenitis suppurativa awareness week is June 7 to 12, 2021, and you can get involved in a number of ways big and small. Raising awareness is important to spur research, elevate care, and help others with the condition.
The exact cause of HS isn’t known yet, but it’s suspected to be a combo of genetics and environmental factors. Read on to learn more.
The key to feeling sexy with hidradenitis suppurativa is to boost your physical comfort so the condition isn’t top of mind when you’re trying to have fun. And remember, you deserve to have a good time and show the world your amazing self.
These annoying bumps might look the same, but they’re two totally different beasts.
One woman’s story about how her relationship with food changed as she navigated living with hidradenitis suppurativa.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Test Your Knowledge
Jasmine IVANNA Espy is a journalist-turned-filmmaker who lives with hidradenitis suppurative. This is her journey from pain to prowess.
HS is a painful, progressive skin condition that can mess with your life. However, getting diagnosed and treated early on is the way to make it manageable.
Hidradenitis suppurativa doesn't just mess with your skin — it can also bring you down emotionally. We talk through how to cope.
And if they don’t like you for it, tell them to piss off. We break down how people with Hidradenitis Suppurativa can handle relationships and enjoy sex.
Shaving with hidradenitis suppurativa is a no-no. You need to either trim the hairs or consider laser removal — or learn to love yourself however you look. We get beneath the skin of HS.
Boils form when hair follicles and oil glands get clogged with dead bacteria and skin cells, trapping pus under your skin. Most can be treated at home, but some require a doctor’s care.