A 41-year-old female asked:
Pilonidal cyst ruptured. been inflamed for 2 weeks. bloody pus came out. should i continue to let drain or go see dr?
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BOTH: These cysts will continue to recur unless the cyst is completely surgically drained or excised in total. Bacterial cultures are mandatory for correct antibiotic therapy. I advise using sterile gauze pads gently placed over the ruptured cyst.
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Last updated Jan 6, 2019
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