Remember that confidence is key.
Know when to give someone space.
During the two long years between the emergence of my symptoms and an official diagnosis, I was left to wonder, question, research, and hope for the best.
I can honestly say that our relationship would not be as strong as it is today if I hadn’t opened up about my skin condition and allowed him to partake in that aspect of my life.
After getting my first cyst and being diagnosed with HS, everything changed.
I have fought with HS for almost 15 years so I can tell you from firsthand experience that it’s worth doing something to help yourself.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa [HS] is a skin condition caused by a mutated gene, and it can make life miserable for those of us who have it. There are, however, steps you can take to avoid frequent HS related outbreaks.
Anyone who loves and respects you will do everything they can to support you through whatever health related struggles you’re facing.
Here are the top five misconceptions you’re bound to face if you suffer from this chronic skin condition.
Let’s make something crystal clear: HS is not an STD, and it is not contagious.