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  • n. inflammation of the sweat glands

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the sweat-glands.


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  • This condition is known as hidradenitis suppurativa.

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  • If you suffer from a condition called hidradenitis supurativa, it is better to use aerosol deodorants and avoid shaving.

    The Beauty Brains

  • Yes, just in the past year, she said; she’d had three bouts of pneumonia, and a painful, weeping inflammation of her sweat glands called hidradenitis.


  • Reuters reports, Karl Marx, who complained of excruciating boils, actually suffered from a chronic skin disease with known psychological effects that may well have influenced his writings, a British expert said on Tuesday. ...hidradenitis greatly reduced his self-esteem, said Shuster,...

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  • Sam Shuster, professor of dermatology at the University of East Anglia, believes the revolutionary thinker had hidradenitis suppurativa HS in which the apocrine sweat glands – found mainly in the armpits and groin – become blocked and inflamed.

    Nunc Scio » 2007 » October

  • “In addition to reducing his ability to work, which contributed to his depressing poverty, hidradenitis greatly reduced his self-esteem,” said Dr. Shuster, who published his findings in the British Journal of Dermatology.

    Nunc Scio » 2007 » October

  • As with many other diseases in skin folds, friction makes hidradenitis suppurativa worse and should be avoided.

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  • In general terms, early hidradenitis suppurativa is usually treated medically, whereas hidradenitis suppurativa that has been going for a long time may need surgery.

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  • Han suppleres af Nina Goad fra the British Association of Dermatologists, der siger: "It is fascinating to discover that such an influential figure suffered from [hidradenitis], especially considering how it might have affected his work."

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  • You've got arm strains, and now, "PlayStation palmar hidradenitis."



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  • That doesn't sound at all comfortable.

    April 27, 2011

  • Inflammation of the sweat glands.

    April 26, 2011