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The impact of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) goes deeper than the skin

Patients with HS may deal with debilitating physical and emotional burdens.1,2 The chronic, systemic, and often progressive nature of the condition may lead to distress, which can impact many aspects of a patient's life, including their career and intimate relationships.1-4 For some patients, helping alleviate the psychosocial burdens of HS is their top priority.5

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