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Is there a cure for hidradenitis suppurativa?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

There is no known cure for hidradenitis suppurativa. However, symptoms can be managed, especially with early treatment. Maintaining a healthy weight, quitting smoking, and avoiding skin infections may help to prevent recurrences.

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