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    Cleft Lift 11/12/19 - Recovery Log

    Hello everyone. I thought I would start a log to help others who may be going through this. Background: I think I am lucky because my background with pilonidal cysts is extremely minimal. A tiny lump was discovered under the skin to the left of my tailbone about four years ago. You can't see it...
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    Anxious Over Cleft Lift

    So am based in Canada and there are no cleft lift surgeons here. I have been dealing with an open wound since my last wide excision which was July 2018. I'm beyond frustrated at this point and don't know what to do, all docs want to keep cutting me apart. I thought of going to Dr. Immerman or...
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    Cleft Lift 02/08/2019 Recovery (Dr. Immerman)

    Hey guys! This forum helped me a ton so I would love to give back. I am a 22 year old male and have had zero previous surgeries! I also am by no means a professional writer, so hang with me. I intend to update this thread as often as possible, and I will answer questions the best I can! Short...
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    Cleft Lift

    I am very thankful to have found this forum! I have been dealing with pilonidal disease for 5 years. It first appeared in high school during my junior football season. Due to sports (football/baseball) I elected not to have the open excision surgery a local surgeon recommended. I have had ups...
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    Closed excision nightmare

    Hi there! My name is Katie. I am 25 years old and work as a surgical ICU nurse in Ann Arbor, Michigan. My nightmare began in March of this year. I developed my pilonidal abscess and had it drained in the ER. It was a traumatically painful experience. About 6 days after I had it drained, two...
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    Getting insurance outside of enrollment period for cleft lift

    Hello all, Been suffering from pilonidal for over a year now. Had only just now realized what it was about two months ago when I had one painful enough that i realized it wasnt an ordinary pimple or something. Fast foward to now and im trying to get a Cleft Lift procedure done by Dr Immerman...