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Will hidradenitis suppurativa affect me emotionally?

Hidradenitis suppurativa is often physically painful. It can also be emotionally difficult because of the very visible problems it can cause on your skin. It can lead to anxiety and self-consciousness. Make sure you follow all your doctor's orders so you can manage your symptoms and feel better. Lean on your family and friends and accept their support.

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