While HS symptoms show up on your skin, it’s important to remember that the inflammation causing these symptoms takes place beneath the skin’s surface.
The symptoms of HS can depend on the severity, which can fall into the following categories: mild, moderate, or severe. A dermatologist can determine the severity of your HS based on several factors.
Severe HS* usually means you have:
*These descriptions are based on a well-accepted staging system.
Once a dermatologist has determined the severity of your HS, you can work together to decide whether HUMIRA may be the right treatment for you.
Because HS is a chronic condition that can worsen over time, it’s critical to tell your doctor about any new or changing symptoms you experience. A little preparation can help you have a better conversation with your doctor.
In clinical trials, HUMIRA was proven in many adult patients to reduce the total number of inflammatory nodules and abscesses by at least half without an increase in draining wounds and abscesses in just 3 months. Your results may vary.
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