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© 2020 by HS Connect   |  HSConnect.org@gmail.com  |  Hidradenitis Suppurativa Online

PO Box 73244 Puyallup, WA 98373  |  253.256.1579

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Support Online

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PENN STATE SURVEY
5 minutes regarding 'teledermatology'
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What is HS?  Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a debilitating and chronic illness that has a great 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 means it's possible to get HS abscesses anywhere on the body with the exception of the palms of our hands, soles of our feet and lips. HS is not contagious. There are three Hurley stages used to determine severity. The past several years of research suggest HS is autoinflammatory affecting our innate immune system. HS is currently considered an inflammatory follicle occlusion illness. There is no cure for HS and the options for treatment are limited. 

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WHERE TO CONNECT

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CONNECT WITH OUR STORIES

Stories shared by other HS sufferers

PARTICIPATE LIKE THE FUTURE OF HS DEPENDS ON IT, BECAUSE IT DOES.

Clinical trials, research and surveys are of the utmost importance to further the study of HS.  Please review the open opportunities by clicking below and reaching out to participate.  We cannot do this without YOU!!  

TELL US ABOUT YOU...

We want to hear from you! 

Tell us about your experience with HS, how you've overcome or how you deal with having this disease.  We will post your submission on the ' Our Stories' page.

Please allow 5-7 days for your story to be posted. 

If you'd like to submit a photo as well, please email to hsconnect.org@gmail.com

Content on this site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment because of something you have read on this website.

 

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, go to the emergency department, or call 911 US or 999 UK immediately. 

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