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My pilonidal cyst scar has cyclically been getting inflamed, bleeding, and healing every few weeks for a few months. What needs to be done to stop it?

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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See your surgeon

There may be residual cyst or foreign body such as hair strand underneath that cause periodic inflammation and may need to re-excise it.

In brief: See your surgeon

There may be residual cyst or foreign body such as hair strand underneath that cause periodic inflammation and may need to re-excise it.
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Surgery

The description you are giving is typical of pilonidal disease.
The only treatment for pilonidal disease is surgery. There are numerous surgeries offered for this. Ultimately, it will be what your surgeon is most comfortable with and has done most often.

In brief: Surgery

The description you are giving is typical of pilonidal disease.
The only treatment for pilonidal disease is surgery. There are numerous surgeries offered for this. Ultimately, it will be what your surgeon is most comfortable with and has done most often.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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