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If pain and itching are keeping you up at night, try these tips for managing symptoms and improving sleep habits.
When you have the skin condition hidradenitis suppurativa, symptoms such as pain and itching can make a good night's sleep seem impossible. Just as a healthy diet and regular physical activity are essential to good health, so is quality sleep. This is especially true when you're managing a chronic condition.
Hidradenitis treatments can help reduce pain. You can also try:
In addition to doing your best to manage your condition and symptoms, try to adopt these habits that encourage better sleep.
If your hidradenitis suppurativa symptoms are keeping you up at night on a regular basis, and these steps aren't helping, be sure to tell your doctor. Identifying and treating any underlying causes can help you get the better sleep you deserve.
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