How can I prevent flare-ups of hidradenitis suppurativa?
There is no sure way of preventing flare-ups, but avoiding the following may help:
- Tight, synthetic clothing
- Hot, humid climates
- Using deodorant
Staying healthy, exercising and getting enough sleep may also help prevent flare-ups. If you are overweight, losing weight may help you feel better.
Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff