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Hidradenitis suppurativa involves lumps and lesions in parts of the body that frequently experience friction, such as the armpits and the groin. This can be painful. To ease your discomfort and limit the extent and frequency of symptoms, consider these tips:
Clothing can contribute to friction and irritation. To reduce these:
Excess moisture, use of certain soaps and shaving can cause irritation. To care for your skin:
To relieve pain caused by lumps:
Lifestyle changes might lessen your symptoms. Consider:
By following these strategies, you might be able to reduce the discomfort caused by hidradenitis suppurativa.
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