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Hidradentitis suppurative is a medical condition of the skin that is marked by breakouts that appear like boils or pimples. Symptoms of hidradenitis suppurativa are blackheads and red, tender bumps, called abscesses.
Hidradenitis suppurativa (hs) is a chronic disease of a type of sweat gland. It can occur in one or multiple areas of your body.
What causes hidradenitis suppurativa is unknown. The reason of blockage forming is not known, but a number of factors such as hormones, genetics, cigarette smoking and excess weight may contribute in the cause.