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Are pilonidal cyst and masturbation linked?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care
6 doctors agree

In brief: No

No

In brief: No

No
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Dr. William Betts
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Pilonidal cysts are congenital rests of pluripotential cells - cells that can form diifferent tissues, often they are filled with small hairs.
The best treatment is surgical excision.

In brief: No

Pilonidal cysts are congenital rests of pluripotential cells - cells that can form diifferent tissues, often they are filled with small hairs.
The best treatment is surgical excision.
Dr. William Betts
Dr. William Betts
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2 doctors agree

In brief: No evidence

In medical literature that I am aware of.

In brief: No evidence

In medical literature that I am aware of.
Dr. Robert Uyeda
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: No

Not at all related

In brief: No

Not at all related
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Robert Henderson
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: No

Pilonidal cysts occur from embryological defects.

In brief: No

Pilonidal cysts occur from embryological defects.
Dr. Robert Henderson
Dr. Robert Henderson
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