Help with severe itching

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I have only just been diagnosed with HS. Am using clindamycin gel and dactakort cream. Hardly any lumps but the itching is terrible (groin), I wake up in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleep. Any recommendations welcome please?

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    Try aloe vera gel (you get it in the suncream section of a chemist), or a thermal spring water spray. Both will relieve itchy sensitive skin. The aloe vera gel has helped me with severe itching but I've actually noticed a difference in my HS from the thermal spring water and that some long lasting open cysts have almost disappeared since using it, so maybe give that a go as well?

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