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    First timer, a girl with lots of questions.

    Hi guys, I’m hoping to get some answers. First and foremost, I’m a girl. I have had pains in my tailbone before but it’s always went away within a day or two. Well, 5 days ago, I started feeling slight pains again. The first 2 days weren’t bad but then on the third day, I noticed a bump growing...
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    Student Looking for Pilonidal Surgery Advice- Post Incision and Drainage

    Hi all, This is my first post on this website and let me say, I am so grateful that I found this because it has already answered so many of my questions. Especially because, even though I am fairly new to all of this pilonidal stuff, it seems like there are many questions that do go unanswered...
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    Healing: going through my post surgery process

    Hi, So this is my first time posting on this site. I am a 19-year-old girl who started having this problem a year ago, at first I thought it was just some hygienic problem I could deal with but soon it started bleeding when I used tissues too often at the tailbone and was even painful on weight...
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    Hi I'm new and scared.Advice is welcome

    Hey, I'm 21 years old and a female.Yesterday i felt a bump on the top of my left cheek,it hurts slightly only when i put pressure on it.I have been sleeping on my side and avoiding to sit in a certain position. I can walk,bend and jump without trouble. I think is not infected because is not...
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    tell me your experience!

    i had never heard of a pilonidal cyst before. i started having pain when i was 38 weeks pregnant after sitting for a couple long periods (getting my hair done, taking a long drive) and my OB said that it was likely the baby pushing against my tailbone. A few days later, the pain was so severe...
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    My Pilonidal Reoccurance

    Hi everyone! A brief introduction; my name is Kyle and I am 18 years old, from a tiny island in Europe called Malta. I first found out I had Pilonidal Sinus was in March of 2015. It was a very very tiny hole back then, and the doctor gave me pills and when I went for a checkup a few days later...
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    first timer- just some questions and concerns

    well, about two days ago i had my own cyst drained in the ER and packed with shoelike string material- forgot what it was called hAH but yeah that happened, it all went fairly well compared to some things ive read :'D and i got my antibiotic pills and pain medication. as expected, i needed to...
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