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Hidradenitis suppurativa flare-ups can be unpredictable and can make you feel as if you have little control over your condition. Because the lumps that characterize the condition are often found in intimate areas of the body, such as the groin and between the buttocks, it's also common to feel embarrassed by their appearance. This can cause anger, sadness, anxiety or shame. You might also experience depression.
If you're depressed or dealing with negative emotions caused by hidradenitis suppurativa, consider these coping tips:
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