Most patients with hidradenitis suppurativa using CAM: study

And in the US at least, they are not always telling their doctors

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is common among patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, more than half of whom are dissatisfied with conventional treatment, US researchers report.

Turmeric/curcumin capsules

To explore CAM use, the investigators distributed an anonymous questionnaire in three hidradenitis suppurative clinics and in international social media support groups.

As reported in JAMA Dermatology, 303 respondents participated. The mean age was 38, 89%