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Hidradenitis Suppurativa - Healing Skin Care Routine with Essential Oils

What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)?

If you have hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), you’re familiar with the painful nodules, bumps, and abscesses that develop in places where your skin rubs together, such as your armpits and groin. This chronic inflammatory disease causes lesions and cysts that may break open and drain fluid underneath the skin. They tend to heal with scarring and may eventually form tunnels under the skin that chronically drain fluid

What causes HS?

The cause of HS is unknown, but it may have to do with hormones, genetics, or an overactive immune system, among other possible reasons, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

Because the inflammation of HS often affects other organs, it’s considered a systemic disease and has been link