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(09/03/2017) Many people living with the skin condition, hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), remain undiagnosed and for those who do manage to get a diagnosis, this process can take up to eight years, according to a new campaign run by the Irish Skin Foundation.
HS is also known as acne inversa. It is a chronic skin condition characterised by recurrent and painful nodules, boil-like lumps or abscesses. These occur in the groin, perianal area, buttocks, armpits and under the breasts, where certain sweat glands (a…