Dermatology/Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory condition which cause recurrent boils and abscesses on the skin

Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects the hair follicles causing painful, recurring boils and abscesses, purulent discharge, sinuses and scarring. Hidradenitis suppurativa typically presents in areas of the body with sweat glands, such as the armpits, underneath the breasts and the groin although other areas may be also affected.

Hidradenitis suppurativa can have a great psycho-social impact as it can affect many aspects of a person’s well-being.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa can be extremely painful and cause severe discomfort for sufferers. It can also lead to scarring. Although there is no cure for HS at present, it is important to seek treatment at the earliest stage to ensure Hidradenitis Suppurativa is kept under control. Our dermatologists will be able to assess your HS and offer the most suitable treatment for your case.

During your initial consultation with one of our expert specialists, they will be able to best advise you on the right treatment for your hidradenitis suppurativa. The condition differs between each person and therefore it will be important for one of our expert dermatologists to observe your condition and best advise you on treatment.

Procedure Overview

  • Chronic inflammatory skin condition which leads to the production of boils and abscesses on the skins surface
  • Can occur in any area of the body in with sweat glands
  • There are a variety of treatments available to treat hidradenitis suppurativa depending on the severity of the condition
  • The cost of treatment will depend on what is recommended by your consultant dermatologist
  • You will have an initial consultation with an expert specialist in this area
Macro closeup of red swollen boil pimple on leg skin of female woman showing medical condition called hidradenitis suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa can be treated in a variety of different ways and each of these treatments has a different cost. During your initial consultation, one of our expert specialists will be able to discuss the cost of your treatment.


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