Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

pilonidal cyst surgery scar

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
With any elective: Surgery, you should be in best condition to minimize any chances of complications. Why take any chances with even minor procedures which can still ha ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Pilonidal Surgery: Full recovery from pilonidal cyst surgery may take from several days to weeks depending on the form of surgery performed. For cases where the wound is ... Read More
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Everyone's different: Most people are pretty sore for 2 weeks than do well. If infected , you may have an open wound and need dressing changes for 6-8 weeks
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Call your surgeon: How many days post O P , you surgeon will Rx you a laxative, if needed after examination.
A male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Whatever....: your insurance allows. MD's no longer control the cost. Therefore ask your insurance and the surgeons that take that insurance
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Tailbone abscess: Pilonidal cysts are caused by groups of hairs and debris trapped in the pores of the skin in the upper cleft of the buttock, near the tailbone, and ca ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Narcotics: Usually simple or basic narcotics such as hydrocodone or oxycodone. Other non-narcotic medications could be a short trial of toredol.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shady Macaron
20 years experience General Surgery
No: It might however be a postoperative seroma that is infected. Seroma is fluid that fill a surgical site or cavity. I advise you have the site checked b ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Takes time to heal: then you plan after summer. Speak to your doctor . Refer A C Rao Cutting seton for pinolidal disease. Techniques Coloprotology Oct08: 10242
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess but: Not a good thing to do. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growing and manufactur ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No, but Ur butt's...: .....Sore afterwards, especially when the dressing is changed. Good luck.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month