Talking about hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) with a dermatologist can be difficult for some people. That’s why we designed Questions to Ask Your Doctor, a discussion tool that can help make the conversation a little easier.
It is important to see a doctor if your symptoms
You may start by seeing your family doctor, who may refer you to a dermatologist. A dermatologist is a specialist in skin diseases like HS with the expertise to treat it.
You can use the Dermatologist Locator to find a dermatologist near you.
There’s a lot to talk about, so it’s best to be well prepared for your appointment.
Be open and ready with questions to ask your dermatologist. Your dermatologist will be familiar with the kinds of symptoms you’re experiencing.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor can help you identify symptoms and ask questions about treatment options. With a little preparation, you’ll be all set for a worthwhile conversation with your dermatologist.