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Having searched for a name for my condition, I have recently

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Having searched for a name for my condition, I have recently discovered that I have Hidradenitis Suppurativa and that there is no cure. Do you have any advice?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
This is Dr. David

I am sorry you have been diagnosed as having hidradenitis suppurativa.

there is no cure, but there are long term treatments which can help your symptoms and help you live with the condition.

are you getting treatments for this condition so far?

what treatments?

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hidradenitis-suppurativa/basics/treatment/con-20027334

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