Is Hidradenitis Suppurativa a rare disease?

A rare disease is defined in the United States as a condition that affects fewer than 200,000 people. In the European Union, a disease is defined as rare when it affects fewer than 1 in 2,000 people.  It is estimated that HS affects 1-4% of the population. 1% of the population in the United StatesContinue reading “Is Hidradenitis Suppurativa a rare disease?”

What IS Hidradenitis Suppurativa?

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a skin condition. HS is a chronic disease. HS is caused by the immune system. HS causes systemic inflammation. HS is both visible and invisible. HS is painful. HS is all of these things! HS is a skin condition but it is more than just the skin. HS causes cysts orContinue reading “What IS Hidradenitis Suppurativa?”