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HS Tips: Hair Removal

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HS Tips: Hair Removal

Those suffering from HS often have severe debilitating inflammation around the hair follicular unit. Removing hair from the hair shaft is not a cure for Hidradenitis Suppurativa, but it may relieve symptoms as long as it is done the proper way. While gentle shaving and laser hair removal may be helpful, waxing can actually harm the skin and inflame the symptoms. 

Dr. Bobby Buka

This video features Dr. Bobby Buka. Dr. Bobby Buka is a Section Chief at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Buka is also a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology & Society for Pediatric Dermatology

Duration: 01:01. Last Updated On: 2017-01-01

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