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Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a debilitating, chronic and complex illnesses that has a huge impact on quality of life physically, mentally, and emotionally. HS is an inflammatory skin condition consisting of extremely painful recurring abscesses. These abscesses can develop anywhere that hair follicles are found, which is anywhere throughout the body with the exception of the palms of our hands, soles of our feet and lips. Therefore, it is possible get Hidradenitis abscesses/lesions anywhere on the body. HS may come with other symptoms such as fatigue, low grade fever, and overall malaise; this is typically during a flare. There are three Hurley stages to determine severity. Recent research strongly suggests that HS is an auto-inflammatory illnesses having to do with our innate immune process (auto-inflammatory process).
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