Is waxing contraindicated for hidradenitis suppurativa?

When we have a client with the following condition: hidradenitis suppurativa

Signs and symptoms for hidradenitis suppurativa

  • Blackheads. Small pitted areas of skin containing blackheads — often appearing in pairs or a “double-barreled” pattern — are a common feature
  • Red, tender bumps. These bumps often enlarge, break open and drain pus
  • Painful, pea-sized lumps
  • Tunnels
HIDRADENITIS SUPPURATIVA contraindications In beauty therapy


Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a painful, long-term skin condition that causes abscesses and scarring on the skin.

The exact cause of hidradenitis suppurativa is unknown, but it occurs near hair follicles where there are sweat glands, usually around the groin, buttocks, breasts and armpits.

For reasons that are unclear, more women than men have the condition. It’s thought to affect about 1% of the population.

Is hidradenitis suppurativa contagious?
No, "hidradenitis suppurativa" is NOT contagious!

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