My HS was being an absolute pain in the behind (a flare up the likes of which I'd never experienced before!) when I got my diagnosis in December, I haven't been consciously tending to wounds prior to then. I had a real problem healing up and have been put on lymecycline.
The thing is - during the bad times, I got used to keeping the areas covered every day, changing the dressings at least once a day (more if necessary), but I've found that now that the lymecycline is doing it's job… read more
I thought it would just empty and heal, but it's constantly releasing pus or blood.
Hello I’m getting surgery for my under arms soon and I can’t remember exactly what the doctor said he was going to do. I do have the surgery codes and when I looked it up it said
“Excision of skin and subcutaneous tissue for hidradenitis, axillary;
with complex repair and Adjacent tissue transfer or rearrangement.”
Has anyone had a similar surgery and can explain exactly what he is going to do. I know I can call the office but I’ve been busy lately that I haven’t had the chance. Anything… read more
I had surgery on September 29, 2023, and i have 4 different reoccurs and then I went to new plastic surgeon and she gave me a few tips as I followed them and then I was supposed have to follow up then… read more
I thought maybe my hygiene was going downhill. But it doesn’t matter how careful I am or if I shaved with a razor. I smoke a pack a day of cigarettes, but have for 20 years. Only experienced this for 2. I flare up every month or month and a half. Should I apply ice? So painful, afraid of infections.