Educational content from HS experts
Those living with hidradenitis suppurativa often have questions about their condition. These resources are here to help patients, their loved ones, and your own practice through education, compassion, and awareness.
Identifying and Diagnosing HS
Managing and Treating HS
Support and Resources for HS
Addressing Health Equity in HS
Delivering the Diagnosis
Understanding and Advancements
ACT on HS
Discussions in HS:
Diagnostic Delays in HS
Discussions in HS: The Need for Earlier HS Diagnosis and Treatment
Discussions in HS: HS Treatment Landscape
Discussions in HS: Considerations for Biologic Therapy in HS
Discussions in HS: Multidisciplinary Considerations in HS Care
The Mechanism of Disease
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A website specifically for patients
Shine a Light on HS is an educational website designed specifically for patients with HS in mind. This site contains information and resources for patients to learn more about their condition.Visit Patient Site
National organizations for patient support
The following organizations offer an array of support for those affected by HS. Whether you're diagnosing or referring, you can help patients connect with the care they may need.
HS Connect is a patient-led nonprofit organization committed to connecting the hidradenitis suppurativa community, including patients, family, and clinicians, with resources, support, and solutions. Visit website
See how healthcare professionals like you can have meaningful and personalized conversations with their patients. Visit website
The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) may provide helpful information for patients living with HS and their loved ones. Visit website
Hope for HS
Hope for HS is a 100% volunteer, grass-roots, patient- and caregiver-directed non-profit organization, supporting and advocating for patients with HS. Visit website
The organizations and websites listed above are independently operated and not managed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Novartis assumes no responsibility, nor makes any endorsement, regarding information they may provide.
Reference: 1. Sabat R et al. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2020;6(1):18.