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How Is The Surgery For Pilonidal Cysts Performed
See below.: There are various surgical options when it comes to pilonidal cyst excision. In all, the entire cyst is removed. The wound is either closed with sutures, or is left to heal on its own over time. All patients should be informed that the wound healing process is notoriously slow, and often incomplete. Close follow up is needed. Recurrences are not uncommon. Ultimately however, the disease is cured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Pilonidal Cyst: If you have discomfort again, go and see a surgeon for it. They tend to come back. When small may disappear by themselves. Complex or recurrent disease must be treated surgically. Procedures vary from unroofing the sinuses to excision and possible closure with flaps. Larger operations require longer healing times. If the wound is left open, it will require dressing or packing to keep it ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If it is just : Drainage, it is not so bad. If this is definitive excision for a recurrent abscess, it can take a few weeks to two months to heal. But surgery is only on skin and subcutaneous tissue and does not involve internal organs, so it is not a dangerous operation. Ask your surgeon for details. ...Read more
i had a pilonidal cyst remove surgery
and my surgery is closed wound
i'm scared.Is closed wound dangerous ??? please help me
Have surgeon clarify: When a small pilonidal area is excised it is usually left open to granulate in. Some larger areas are marsupulized (bringing the skin edges down to the bottom of the wound) which partially closes the wound an accelerates wound healing without promoting recurrance or wound infection ...Read more
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
What should I expect of the removal surgery for a pilonidal cyst? Will it be under a general Anasthesia?
With any elective: Surgery, you should be in best condition to minimize any chances of complications. Why take any chances with even minor procedures which can still have complications that may be compounded by having an upper respiratory infection that could also be the beginning of something more serious like a pneumonia. ...Read more
Pilonidal Surgery: Full recovery from pilonidal cyst surgery may take from several days to weeks depending on the form of surgery performed. For cases where the wound is closed after drainage, recovery would take a lot faster while for cases wherein the wound is left open and allowing the insides to heal first would take several weeks. ...Read more
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