Spironolactone for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Call 973-7864-7546 for a Hidradenitis Suppurativa consultation   Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by recurrent nodules, abscesses and sinus tracts, typically in the body folds. It is a very challenging disease and causes great distress. The mainstay of treatment is topical antibiotics, oral antibiotics, and more recently adalimumab. Apremilast may also be… Read More

Apremilast (Otezla) For Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenits suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease marked by recurrent painful inflamed nodules, abscesses, and sinus tracts in the axilla, inguinal, and anogenital areas. Conventional treatments for HS include topical antibiotics and oral antibiotics, such as the combination of clindamycin and rifampin. More recently, the TNF-alpha inhibitor adalimumab was approved for the treatment… Read More

Hidradenitis Supparativa Information and Treatment

Call 973-763-7546 for a Hidradenitis Suppurativa Consultation What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects follicles in the body folds, typically under the arms, under the breasts, the groin and genital area, buttocks, and perianal region. The clinical features of HS include recurrent painful inflammatory papules, nodules, abscesses,… Read More

HUMIRA (adalimumab) Approved for Hidradinitis Supparitiva

Recently the biologic HUMIRA (adalimumab) was approved by the FDA for the treatment of moderate to severe hidradenitis supparativa (HS), an often debilitating disease with inflammatory papules, cysts and sinuses in the groin, axilla, inframammary and buttocks areas. This is an exciting new addition to the armamentarium of treatments, which typically include topical and oral… Read More