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Can you exercise if you have hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)?

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Even if you have pain and trouble moving, stay as active as possible. Exercise can slow HS down and make you feel better. Many people find swimming keeps them fit and also soothes their skin.

SOURCES:

Acta Dermato-Venereologica:  “Psychosocial Impact of Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Qualitative Study.”

Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals: “Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Best Practice & Research: Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology : “Hidradenitis suppurativa.”

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : “The natural history of hidradenitis suppurativa.”

National Health Service: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Medscape: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 19, 2019

SOURCES:

Acta Dermato-Venereologica:  “Psychosocial Impact of Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Qualitative Study.”

Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals: “Living with Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

American Academy of Dermatology: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

National Organization for Rare Disorders: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Best Practice & Research: Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology : “Hidradenitis suppurativa.”

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : “The natural history of hidradenitis suppurativa.”

National Health Service: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Medscape: “Hidradenitis Suppurativa.”

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 19, 2019

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