Research Study: Do you have outbreaks of big painful boils that heal with scars?

Do you have outbreaks of big sore/painful nodules/boils that heal with scars?

If the answer is ‘YES‘ and if they appear in your groin or armpit

You may have a condition called:

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)

UCD Clinical Research Centre is running a study on HS.

If you think you may have this condition and are interested in being part of a study

please contact Prof. Brian Kirby through Kate Lynam-Loane UCD CRC, Dermatology Research Nurse

on (01) 221-3024 or at

All queries in relation to the study should be made to the number above and not to the Irish Skin Foundation. Visit the Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) section for more information about this condition or contact the ISF Helpline.