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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Go back to surgeon: You need to have this re-examined and dealt with professionally. This may or may not be related to your pilonidal cyst, but without an exam there is n ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Segal
42 years experience Family Medicine
Need more: Unfortunately when a pilonidal cyst forms a tract, there are several options. We in the wound clinic would treat with a nitroglycerin ointment-same as ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
General surgeon: Please find a board certified general surgeon to discuss you pilondial cyst.
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Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Pilonidal cyst: hi~ leaking CSF from a pilonidal cyst removal? Was the Surgeon a licensed First World practitioner? If this was CSF you have to go right thru the sac ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Surgery the best: The pilonidal will slowly increase and become more bothersome and harder to cure as you delay. Get it operated on now and it will be over and done wit ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
Young adults: Pilonidal cysts occurs most commonly in young adults, mainly between the ages of 15-24. It is very rare for anyone to develop pilonidal disease after ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
None: Patients with pilonidal cysts may not have any symptoms at all. In others the cyst may become infected resulting in inflammation and pain. The infecte ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Infection: chronic infection can cause these cysts to become scarred and hardened; however, although antibiotic therapy will calm down an infection, surgery is t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
Cyst on tailbone: A pilonidal cyst is a cyst that develops in the midline of the tailbone near the cleft of the buttocks. The most accepted theory for the cause of thes ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
38 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Shaving, surgery: Uncomplicated cysts can often be managed with shaving the area. Dislodged hairs that work into the cyst cause the infection. Of course, some folks who ... Read More
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