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    Wound is not healing, need advice please

    Hi, I am a 21 year old from Adelaide South Australia and had surgery for my pilonidal sinus last year (December 13th, 2018). My stitches popped open 2 weeks post surgery, and I have been getting the wound cleaned and packed daily since then. It has been an extremely long and frustrating 8...
  2. J

    URGENT Pilonidal cyst healing after incision and drainage question

    Hi. So I had my pilonidial cyst drained on the 13th of June, and the wound has been healing quite nicely ever since, it's pretty much closed all the way. I have no pain, no fever, nothing of the sort, but I am worried about one thing. As I was changing the gauze the other day I touched the...
  3. J

    Pilonidial cyst healing after incision and drainage question

    Hi. So I had my pilonidial cyst drained on the 13th of June, and the wound has been healing quite nicely ever since, it's pretty much closed all the way. I have no pain, no fever, nothing of the sort, but I am worried about one thing. As I was changing the gauze the other day I touched the...
  4. J

    Pilonidial cyst drainage healing

    I had my pilonidial cyst drained on the 13th of June. I don't have any pain from the area and no fever or anything, and the wound is closing up quite nicely, it pretty much is closed all the way. There is one thing that is bothering me though. The incision site is still very red, even though I...
  5. C

    Almost 4 months posts surgery/not healed

    Hi all, I am a 22 year old male and I just had closed wound surgery in May, for one small pit I noticed in mid April. I went into the surgery thinking it would be fairly simple and the surgeon told me it would be a matter of 1 to 2 months for it to heal. Well, it will be 4 months later on...
  6. M

    Open excision healing advice please

    Hi, I had open excision surgery on 5th april this year, coming up to the three week mark and still having daily visits from the District Nurses. The first nurse who came out the day after my surgery measured my wound and said it was 6cm long, 5cm wide, and 3cm deep. No nurse has actually...
  7. K

    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...
  8. Paininthea$$

    Advise? Second surgery

    Hello all, new here. I had my first surgery October 13, 2016. Closed incision with drain. I had my stitches taken out 14 days p/o but had an infection that caused the whole thing to open up. I will note my surgeon hasn't been overly helpful, if it wasn't for my wound care nurses I'm sure life...
  9. Paininthea$$

    Second surgery wide excision with vac

    help!!! I'm 3 months post op from my first excision surgery. They did a "D" flap full closure on the midline. About 9cm by 4cm deep. I was sent home same day with home care for dressing changes. Now less than 4 days home I was brewing an infection. Long story short my surgeon was going on...
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