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Adhesive free wearable wound care for difficult-to-dress wounds

HidraWear is the world’s first and only Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) specific wound dressing system, for use by people with flares in the axilla, buttocks & groin. HidraWear is the perfect self-care solution for managing HS flares and difficult-to-dress wounds.


Product Benefits

Made specifically for managing Hidradenitis Suppurativa flares and difficult-to-dress wounds, HidraWear removes the need for the dressings to be adhesively attached to the skin with tape while still holding the dressing in position. This leads to quicker, less painful dressing changes, no leakage and more freedom to move.

Discreet, breathable base layer
Patented dressing and external fastener combination
Locked in protection from leakage
Key Benefits – The Base layer
  • Four base layer options – Mens briefs, Ladies briefs, Unisex t-shirt and Crop top
  • Secures the dressing in place via the “functional windows”
  • Easy to pull on and off
  • SeamSense – Outward facing seams, reducing irritation
  • Soft and durable MicroModal fabric
  • Flexible, lightweight and breathable
  • Washable – tested up to 100 washes
  • Silicone and Latex free
  • Skin friendly
  • Broad range of sizes
Key Benefits – The dressings and fastener
  • Foam and Superabsorbent options
  • HidraHex Layer with SecureLock Technology™
  • Anti-strike through protective layer
  • Soft with rounded edges
  • Skin contact layer
  • Patients can manage dressing changes
  • Silicone and Latex free
  • No adhesive, tape or bandages
What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)?
HidraWear Story
HidraWear Reviews

Understanding Hidradenitis Suppurativa e-module

This module explores the chronic inflammatory skin disease, Hidradentitis Suppurativa (HS).

In partnership with


HidraWear Video

Clinical Evidence

Key clinicials




Handley, C.

Hidradenitis suppurativa: diagnosis and treatment

JCN, 2023

Moloney, S., McGrath, B., Roshan, D., Gethin, G.

The Personal Impact of Daily Wound Care for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Dermatology Research Article, 2021

Maloney, S.

The challenges of wound management for Hidradenitis Suppurativa – A personal perspective

BJN, 2022

Moloney, S., Fitzgerald, D., Roshan, D., Gethin, G.

Impact of hidradenitis suppurativa-specific wound dressing system on patient quality of life and dressing-related pain: pilot study

JWC, 2022

[1] Product Evaluation Report. Data on file.
[2] Data on file. KLIN06.


HidraWear provides wearable wound care for wounds in the following locations:

  • Axilla
  • Buttock
  • Groin
  • Inner thigh

HidraWear foam dressings are indicated for wounds with low to moderate levels of exudate.
HidraWear superabsorbent dressings are indicated for wounds with moderate to high levels of exudate.

How to use HidraWear

How to select the correct size base layer.
  1. Refer to the size guide or the size calculator tool below. 
  2. Refer to the diagrams in the guides and measure the parts of the body required.
  3. With the measurements, use the sizing graph to select the size.  Alternatively, enter the measurements into the online sizing calculator.

Note: If you are in-between sizes always choose the smaller size.

Application is as easy as 1,2,3
  1. Put on the HidraWear base layer and select a fresh dressing.
  2. Insert the HidraWear dressing and place over the wound area.
  3. Secure the HidraWear dressing in place with the external SecureLock fastening tab.

To remove your dressing. Take off the external fastening tab, pull baselayer away from skin and slide the dressing out.

More information is available here

Unisex tshirt sizing calculator

Mens Briefs sizing calculator

Women’s Crop Top sizing calculator

Women’s Briefs sizing calculator


Click on the images below to view and save.

CLICK HERE FOR THE Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) resource page in partnership with the JCN

Ordering Details

HidraWear is available on prescription. Please use the sizing guide above to ensure the correct fit.

For all enquiries please contact   01482 631 606


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