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is fever, high (over 1 3.5 f) a symptom of pilonidal cyst

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Any type of infection can cause a fever

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them advise on what to do.
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Minor bleeding of various degree is expected at this stage of healing. All what you have to do is flush the wound for cleansing, paint it with betadin ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Recurrence: Pilonidal conditions can have a relatively high risk of recurrence or coming back after surgery or other treatments. Depends on what surgery was done ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Lorino
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No risk: There is no risk of leaving a pilonidal cyst. However, they can gradually enlarge. Assuming it is not changing in size, the only reason to have these ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: He should be seen by his doctor to see if indeed he has a cyst.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Residual pain: These cysts are painful to begin with, let alone adding surgery to it. Make sure there is no nfection. If he is still having pain, get another surgica ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Pilonidal cyst: I believe that a general surgeon is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you for this disorder in case drainage of the cyst is needed.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Recurrence?: It could be coming back again. Keep an eye on it, and if they start draining, or especially if the skin gets red, call and be seen by your surgeon or ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pilonidal cyst: A pilonidal cyst cannot become cancerous but can be painful
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