Going to meet surgeon on Wednesday

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I have been battling HS for almost 8 years now! They have tried over 8 medications and nothing is working. I have it under my arms. I was wondering has anyone had surgery or any advice you have. Very nervous and scared

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    My daughter has had excision on both armpits a year ago and again in one armpit this past March. She still has flare ups now on the other arm. Provides temporary relief. I say try it.
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    Hi. I've heard that surgery is an option when your hs is a constant problem which mine is but I'm not at a point where I can have the surgery to remove it from under my arms right now cuz I've got a 2yr old to take care of so all I've heard is they take the hs away but also some good skin/flesh too so that it won't come back. I don't know much more than that at this time but I think it's a good opportunity to have some relief from the hs so good luck and wish you well. I'm sure everything will be ok smile
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      I have a 2 year old also. I am having the surgery on August 16. I noticed that you are not opting for surgery because you have a 2 year old and that is completely understandable. Now, I am afraid of surgery. I currently live with my mom, and she is supposed to help me after surgery. However, I am still afraid because I have to be honest about my mom meaning she will help but not much. In the past 2 years I have had several surgeries, and I went days in pain because I didn't have enough help from my mom. Now, I do not know what to do.

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