Hidradenitis Suppurativa in groin area

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I had a hemorrhoid and a bump in my Groin area that was diagnosed as HS. 

I was itching like crazy all over my body especially my buttocks and groin. Doctor treating me with Doxycycline and Triamcinolone cream. Now my blood pressure went up and I am coughing. Doctor dont know whats causing the body itching.

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    You're probably having a reaction to the antibiotic or something. Did your doctor tell you what stage your hemorrhoids are in? Because it matters if they are treatable with a simple ointment or if they must be surgically removed. Also, if you have the option, I'd advise you to get a referral from this doctor and visit a cardiologist. I hope everything turns out well for you and I'd appreciate a follow up on what the doctor told you about it.

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      Thanks for telling me that.

      So far I am seeing a Dermatologist, Allergist, Oncologist and Urologist.  The Urologist  scheduled me to see a Gastroenterologist  on Thursday. 

      I did tests that diagnosed me for Urticarial vasculitis and Hidradenitis suppurativa. So, I'll see what comes next. 

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    Yes, you are allergic to something. What ever it is, is proably causing your flare ups of HS as well. Ice packs usually help with the itching. When I am itching all over I usually get large welps all over my body and have to go to the ER. Benadryl and cortozone creame also may help with body itching.
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    I suspect I have this just told sebacous cysts but just had lipo-lymphoedema confirmed whist PCOS & lichen sclerosis have been ignored .Even the ensuing heart failure symptons & a cardiac arrest.There is also hirsutism  for which was given testosterone  in the 1990s .

    As I also have utis acute 3 weekly no longer  being monitored by a specialist I am constantly in a state of anxiety as I feel pain acutely  when touched or having procedures such as the dentist.

    Now sedation & anaesthetic a problem as pulse falls to below 80 &NHS rules against it leaving in limbo  there is pulmonary hypertension  connection as only showing up when had Reveal device[ cardiac]  implanted!

    What can I say I seem to be spending all my time not getting the appropriate treatment  such as research & diagnosis in tier 3 hospital  & to make matters worse  they are not doing the necessary tests as there are some rare forms of cancer in the family !

    As for your itching I found in past it could be the interaction of medications & when you take them - space medications out & examine them for side effects but just discovered can be a symptom of condition - hidradentis suparitivia !

    .In the past the homeopathic have  been of of great help aswell as carefully monitored antibiotics as suspect there is an allergic & immune issue .However just found out lasers may help?! The question is will we get referral if of a certain age with disabilities? As there has appeared to be deliberate delay.

     

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