Diagnosis & Treatment
Hidradenitis Suppurativa or HS, is a chronic health condition involving inflamed painful and swollen lesions in body areas such as the armpits, groin, anal regions and around the breasts.
Medicines to treat Hidradenitis Suppurativa include acne washes, antibiotics, corticosteroid injections or pills, hormone therapy and Humira® (recent addition to treatment options).
Surgical interventions including laser surgery, excision, and incision and drainage procedures.
Lifestyle changes, including optimizing body weight can reducing symptoms and flares.