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Hello all, I am new here. I was just diagnosed with this but I have been suffering with it since I was 5 or 6, I never had a name for it or anything to help deal with it. I recently got a bad spell under my armpit causing 4 boils and 2 of them apparently scared so I was wondering if anyone had anything they used to help with the scars?? I've tried one thing many years ago but I can't remember the name. Tyia

  1. I haven’t figured it out yet myself. My scarring is so all over the place and jagged that I don’t think there’s any saving it except surgery and having a clean area of scar tissue at this point for me.

    1. you're definitely not alone! The scarring can be a big part of HS. As you mention surgery, I though you might be interested in this article which talks some about surgery for scars, Sending you gentle hugs. -- Warmly, Christine (Team Member)

  2. I'm pretty new to this too and figuring it all out, but zinc ointment seems to have helped with the scars.

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