pilonidal

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    Please help! Suffering for 5 months !

    Five months back. Mid of Sep 2016 I started to experience a sharp pain on top of my butt crack. I taught it was a normal small pimple and let it go, as it was not big. After 5 days I experienced a little itching. Looking up on the internet I suspected it to be a pilonidal. I tried to put...
  2. U

    4th Pilonidal sinus surgery in 4 years - 18 year old female

    I am a 18 year old female. I was first diagnosed with pilonidal sinus when I was 15. We discovered it a little too late so I had to do the surgery immediately as the doctor suggested. They removed a tennis ball sized area and used the technique where they left it open and took a couple of months...
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    My advice for taking care of cyst based on my experience

    Okay, I posted some advice in a couple of threads and I decided to go ahead and put together a list of advice based on my personal experience dealing with my own pilonidal cyst. I truly hope this can be of help to those suffering with the condition. These things are complicated. I hope in due...
  4. S

    My story

    Hi everyone! I'm currently at my witts end with pilo cysts. My first was about 7 years ago & i had no idea what it was. It was huge & i had several white "heads" which with a bit of pressure unleashed the most revolting contents, treated with antibiotics & didn't reoccur for a few years. The...
  5. 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...
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    Please help. Think something went terribly wrong at ER visit "drainage"

    So on Saturday I went to the ER this is my fourth pilonidal cyst I usually get then like clock work every year and a half. I knew what to expect but I got totally out of the loupe with this one, he pull out some of the "fluid" with a needle and it was "clear" so he said it was a cyst (no shit)...
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    My Cleft Lift Story

    Hi all! Been a lurker on this forum for sometime now, but thought I'd offer up my story as a form of repayment for all the information I've gotten of off here. Sorry in advance for the long post! My pilonidal cyst first appeared about 21 months ago, in the spring of 2015. At the time I was a...
  8. T

    A month after the cyst...

    It's been a month after I posted here that I had a cyst. I started noticing a huge bump after a 12-hour drive and a few days later I had a flare up, somewhere before Thanksgiving. My husband drained it twice and the cyst went down. I took some amoxicillin and pain killers while dealing with...
  9. McFeelme1997

    Extremely frustrated

    (Before I get into this, I'm new to the forums. I'm currently 19 years old and my dream is to become a professional wrestler, this issue is making it difficult to make these dreams a reality.) Hello everyone, I hope all is having a happy holiday. Please excuse my grammer as English and language...
  10. J

    Surgery Almost Healed but Itchy and little pain.

    Hello guys my name is Jonnie and im new here. I had pilonidal cyst surgery 7 years ago and had the cyst removed , i was left with a big hole which took 3 and a half months to heal..2 months ago my surgery has swollen and had to go to the hospital to remove a small cyst and i was left with 1.5cm...
  11. C

    recovering from a pilondial sinus

    hello guys i really get knowleged by your site it helped me a lot I m from morocco and i did the open pilondal opend surgery i got a really harsh pain after the surgery but now after a week from the date of the surgery i m too good the probleeem is in morocco we don't have a very good medical...
  12. A

    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...
  13. W

    Is my cyst coming back?

    I had surgery almost a month ago. Recently I noticed that holes appeared on my wound. Is it coming back? Picture of the wound.
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