It's easy to think of hidradenitis suppurativa as just a "skin condition." But hidradenitis suppurativa actually starts underneath the skin. It is a chronic (long-lasting) disease of the autoimmune system that can range from mild to severe. Learn more
It is difficult to control hidradenitis suppurativa with medical treatment. The best approach is to catch the disease in its early stages, and treat and control milder symptoms of the disease. Find out more.
If you're living with hidradenitis suppurativa, you're not alone. The HS Foundation estimated between 1%-4% of the world's population suffers HS. The numbers equate to between 74 million and 296 million people worldwide. This is your opportunity to be connected with a group of other people living with hidradenitis suppurativa on Facebook. Read more.
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“The International Association of Hidradenitis Suppurativa Network provides help you need while promoting research to find a cure.”
An estimated 1% of Americans have hidradenitis suppurativa. Many will develop other comorbidities and/or symptoms of mental illness. For over 11+ years, we've provided advocacy, education, support, and community to millions of individuals impacted by this chronic skin disease. We won't stop until there is a cure."
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