Nicole Cruickshank’s Hidradentis suppurativa (HS) patient story is turning heads around the world, across social media networks for patient awareness, and in the media. Here are two places where you can find her story and efforts for #HSAWARENESS.
You can also ask her questions and meet her in the digital space in our Private Facebook group for HS patient support, education, and awareness – HSGlobal.
“We’ve been chatting with Nicole Cruickshank, 23, from Somerset to get a patients eye view of this horrible condition. NicoleNicole, you have suffered with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) for a long time, what do you think is the hardest part of living with the condition?The hardest part of living with HS is that it isn’t widely talked about; therefore most people don’t understand how it affects sufferers like me. The severe pain that comes with it and the debilitating factors (some days I can hardly walk) is all very misunderstood in the public eye. So trying to explain this complicated condition to people can be very frustrating. It’s not totally clear what causes HS and although it can be treated, it can’t be fully cured.
Read The Full Article: Nicole’s HS story – The British Skin Foundation
Sharing her images for the first time, Nicole Cruickshank from Somerset said that she first noticed small blackhead-like spots on her thighs and arms a decade ago.
Read The Full Article: Woman’s plague of ‘blackheads’ turned out to be 10,000 abscesses – metro.co.ukTags: Patient Stories