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Dermatology patient leaflets



This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Leaflets about our dermatology services

Leaflets about services provided by the dermatology department at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Living with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)

A guide for living your life with HS and coping with the emotional and practical effects. It includes how to manage difficult thoughts and feelings, and will help you think about how to make choices that could improve your quality of life. It may be particularly helpful if you are feeling upset or distressed by the condition.

Skin biopsy

What happens during your skin biopsy and how to prepare before.

Topical steroids

Topical corticosteroids are medicines used on the skin to treat skin conditions. This information describes the different types of steroids, how to use them safely, and any side effects to be aware of.
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