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    Second Opinion: Anyone received cortisone shot + antibiotics?

    Hi, I saw my dermatologist about a week ago, as I felt some tenderness in my tail bone and read that it may be a pilonidal cyst. Sure enough, my dermatologist diagnosed it as such. He said that it was very early stage (since there was no visible swelling), and so gave me a cortisone shot in...
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    Is my experience common?

    Hi everyone, I’m amazed to have found this place. This website has helped me understand this problem much better and I’m thankful for all the insight it’s provided. I’m a 25 y/o girl from Australia. For years (probably 10) I had tiny flare ups maybe once a year with my cyst. I had no idea what...
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    Antibiotics, Boyfriend, Cleft Lift

    Hi, I have had this disease for about 4 years and all has been fine since my first flare up until recently. The pain is not severe at all and the area is just slightly puffy—I was prescribed Keflex which didn’t work and recently went to my family doctor who prescribed me Bactrim...
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    First time cyst haver- antibiotics?

    Hello all! Well I welcomed my lovely cyst into existence last Wednesday. Finally was able to get into the doctor this Wednesday and he confirmed my suspicion that it was a pilonidal cyst. (Thanks internet!) online I have read so much about surgeries and drainage and everything. He didn’t mention...
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    Tips to ease inflammation and pain? (And a history of my cyst...)

    Hi there. I just recently joined these forums after coming across the website while researching topics about polinidal cysts. If you all don’t mind, I’ll give a quick background to my whole issue. (If you are not interested, feel free to skip through it). I am currently only 17 years old. I’ve...
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    Anyone else suffer from UTI &/or kidney infection(elevated WBC in urine) during or after lance?

    Has anyone else suffered a UTI and/or kidney infection during or after pilonidal cyst was lanced, that was caused from the infection itself and not antibiotics? I figured I would give an update since I finally decided to go to urgent care to have the abscess looked at and lanced. It was infact...
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    Recurrent pilo - 5 years after open excision - need advice

    I had a flare up last Saturday(18Nov17) and there is inflammation right under the scar tissue of my previous open wound excision which is to the left of my cleft and also inflammation right on the coccyx region. The pain and inflammation increased till Tuesday when I met a surgeon who suggested...
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    Help!! I'm at my end

    Hi I'm new. I'll start by saying this is the most embarrassing thing that I've ever had happen physically. About a year and a few months. I had my very first pilonidal. Which came fast and angry! Worst pain by far. I'd choose to birth my twins again over it. I went to the doctor once I...
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    scar pain 6 months after surgery

    Hi, I've just signed up for this account so will give a bit of background info- I'm 20 years old and had a pilonidal sinus around 6 months ago when I was 19. It started with a little bump one morning, I figured I'd just been lying on my coccyx in a strange position and went on with my day. The...
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