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A 23-year-old male asked:

i have pilonidal disease and my cyst has begun to flare up, what can i do too resuce the flare up and pain till surgery? please help

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Dr. Nir Hus
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General Surgery 16 years experience
Pilonidal cyst : the solution is surgery. Untill you have it. Keep area clean. Shower multiple times a day. Bacteriacidal soap. Also for pain control you can use NSAIDs. And -/+ antibiotics per your surgeon.

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