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A 23-year-old female asked:

Pilonidal sinus cyst removed a year ago. the scar gets 'pimple like' heads with a lot of pus and weeps. causes a rash & discomfort.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Possible recurrence: Keep the area clean , see your surgeon for possible recurrence.
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar: A scar should not weep. Sometimes there can be suture material that has not dissolved and leads to a suture granuloma. This can be evaluated. The worst case scenario is that the problem you had before is back and needs to be treated again.

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Last updated Oct 22, 2016

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