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A 20-year-old female asked:

I had a pilonidal cyst that was drained a few weeks ago, its been over 2 weeks since i last had pain. now the wound site is a bit tender and swollen why?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
If cyst was drained and not removed, it is likely to have become reinfected. You may need to see a surgeon who will excise (remove) the cyst. Otherwise it is likely to return again and again
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