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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Seek help: See a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon for diagnosis and treatment.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: Depends on how deep the cyst was and if the surgeon cleared the entire tract. Best to speak to your physician and learn the status of your specific s ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Recurrence of these painful cysts and the infection that can follow is best taken care of by a General Surgeon
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Not to my knowledge. But friends may not want to hang around you.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Not "unusual" : When the cyst is removed and it appears that there was infection AROUND the cyst , the open part is a place for drainage 1
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Excision: Usually cut out by a surgeon.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Well,..: Numbness is usually associated with some nerve issues (inflammation/pinching, etc.) and if the Pilonidal Cyst is large enough and inflamed to cause so ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Yes.Go show ur: Surgeon.
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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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 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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