Hidradenitis Suppurativa | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Do I have hidradenitis suppurativa?
  • What treatment is best for me?
  • Do I need to take an antibiotic?
  • Is there anything I can do at home to make myself feel better?
  • Should I make any changes to my lifestyle?
  • Could I have any side effects from my medicine?
  • Will the hidradenitis suppurativa go away on its own?
  • If my symptoms get worse, when should I call my doctor?
  • Should I lose weight?
  • Are there any medicines that I should take?

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 07/06