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Does lancing a pilonidal cyst hurt? If so, what hurts about it ?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care

In brief: Cuts hurt

Anytime you cut your skin it hurts right? Well "lancing" is cutting.

In brief: Cuts hurt

Anytime you cut your skin it hurts right? Well "lancing" is cutting.
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Pilonidal cyst

Sure, incising tissue can hurt.
Depending on how extensive the procedure is, you may have some pain afterwards. However, if significant discomfort is anticipated - the provider can order medication to help with that.

In brief: Pilonidal cyst

Sure, incising tissue can hurt.
Depending on how extensive the procedure is, you may have some pain afterwards. However, if significant discomfort is anticipated - the provider can order medication to help with that.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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