Hidradenitis Suppurativa Support
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Hello everyone, I have been suffering from H.S since I was 18 and now I am 31. I first got it under my armpits, and then it was surgically taken out. Had another outbreak last year 2016, and it was on my groin and butt. Which made it painful and I actually had to quit my job because of it. I am taking three different medications and they are working. I stopped the medication for a while, and then got an outbreak under both my breast, Right now I am putting a hot town under my left breast to ease the discomfort and pain, while i wait for the medication to kick in..does anybody have a quick tip for pain and discomfort while waiting for it to pop?

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Hi try applying cotton swab full of alcohol or TCP. This will reduce the pain and the swelling. Keep applying constantly. Tip: make a bandage. Good luck.

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Will have to do this... Thanks For the Advice :)

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Hello

I take a bath for at least 20 minutes and paracetamol.

Now I only get outbreaks when I'm eating the wrong foods but it's so much more manageable and less depressing.

Please look up the autoimmune protocol and 'the hidden plague it could help longer term.

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Hi,

I use vicks vapour rub, I find it helps numb the pain & pressure and draws it.

If I have one brewing I had a hot bath and the put on the vicks at bedtime, it either bursts throughout the night or early on the day after (not good when your working). But I always take products etc to work with me.

If anyone else has any other products, treatments they use please let me know.

Many thanks

A

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Thank you for the help.. I just did a lot of hot compression which seemed to help a lot. But I will try the Vicks things, if I start suffering from another outbreak..

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While waiting for them to pop id just cover with plasters and dressings. Worst thing for me is having anything rubbing against them. Even the little ones so I can sit properly.

making sure I put sudocrem on before I go to sleep is important when it has popped. It contains Zinc and is so important for the healing. I apply until fully healed.

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Hello, I hope you’re flares are getting better now. Are the medications you’re on for HS? If so, would you mind sharing the name of them and a little bit about them please? I’ve tried one medication and a couple of creams and ointments but they haven’t helped unfortunately.

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So I am on two antibotics.. one of which is clindymicine and and refampin.. then i am also on Spirilactone. These three combinations of medications helps alot clear up any outbreaks I might have.. they work very well for me.. but only if i can remember to take them lol

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