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5 Facts you should know about

Hidradenitis suppurativa

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1

The first sign may be a single abscess

or hard lumps associated with hair follicles.

2

Symptoms occur in places where skin rubs together

such as the armpits, groin, buttocks, and under the breasts.

3

Women are more commonly affected

than men, with a ratio of 3 to 1.

4

The mean age of HS disease onset is 20.5 years.

5

About 50%-75% of patients with HS are obese.

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