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Doctor insights on: Pilonidal Sinus Surgery

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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What are my options in pilonidal sinus surgery? Is it wrong to postpone it?

What are my options in pilonidal sinus surgery?
Is it wrong to postpone it?

Ideal way: is to get it fixed as soon as possible ( electively ) by one of several methods , as it mat flare up at a important time you do not want to get sick. ...Read more

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Can i masturbate after pilonidal sinus surgery?

Probably fine: It should be okay, but you might enjoy it more if you wait a few days until the site has healed. Certainly keep the area clean and be gentle. If you do masturbate and it feels bad, give it some more time - just be patient - it won't take too long. Have fun! ...Read more

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I had pilonidal sinus surgery and no there is a hole in the place of stitch. I wash it with serum but i don't know should ivacate the hole or not?

See your surgeon: Pilonidal operations commonly have healing difficulties. You should return to your surgeon and have him/her look at the area to optimize your treatment. ...Read more

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Will pilonidal sinus surgery tablets affect pregnancy?

Will pilonidal sinus surgery tablets affect pregnancy?

Not sure : I'm not sure what ur asking. If the tablets are pain pills, it shouldn't. If antibiotics, it can. Ask ur surgeon or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Are there any risk in umbilical Pilonidal Sinus removal surgery ? is it a simple procedure or complicated ?

Are there any risk in umbilical Pilonidal Sinus removal surgery ? is it a simple procedure or complicated ?

Simple : But no procedure is without some risk; pain, infection, bleeding, etc. Your surgeon will review the risk benefit with you - don't be afraid to ask questions or get a second surgical opinion. ...Read more

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I have pilonidal sinus. How can I treat it hurbally and without a doctor or surgery? I am also an md but don't want any surgery.

Pilonidal Sinus: Unfortunately, the only way to completely remove a pilonidal sinus is by having surgery. Without surgery to remove it, the pilonidal cyst and sinus carry a risk of repeated infections and abscess formation. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Sinus Surgery (Definition)

In simplest terms, sinus surgery is defined as making openings through the nasal passages and the four, paired sinuses on each side of the nose, bigger. This may include straightening a crooked (deviated) septum, reducing the size of the nasal turbinates, and making the openings (ostia) larger, using by means of a drill with a very small bit that removes bone ...Read more


Dr. Allen Kamrava
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Pilonidal Cyst (Definition)

Pilonidal cyst is a pus-filled abscess or sore that develops in the skin over the tail bone. Treatment is ...Read more