Hidradenitis Suppurativa

What causes HS?

This condition develops due to blockage of the ducts leading to the skin pores. The pores are the tiny openings to the skin surface from the oil glands and hair follicles below. When the duct ‘lining cells’ block the ducts...

Do you know the symptoms of HS?

First there are red, swollen, bumps that develop into “boils”. These heal with pitted scars. The “boils” can be solitary, scattered in an area or grouped together. Blackheads may be seen...

What are the treatment options?

Treatment depends on severity. Treatment may just involve medications that are used on the skin or taken orally. Long term and very low dose isotretinoin (formerly Accutane) or acitretin can help...

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Barry I Resnik MD

Barry I. Resnik, MD is the Medical Director of the Resnik Skin Institute in Aventura, Florida. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1990 and completed his residency in Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1994. Dr. Resnik is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.

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