recurrence

  1. nomore

    Open wound, weird pain in the rectum

    Hello everyone, I had my 3rd pilonidal sinus surgery 5 weeks ago. This time, the surgeon decided to make a rather big cut which goes all the way down to my anus. The wound is about 7cm long and now is 2 cm deep. The healing went quite well for the first 4 weeks. It an open healing, and the...
  2. J

    To everyone who get terrified when reading stories here!

    First of all, I'm Juan from Colombia, 19y/o male. I've had pilonidal cysts for 3 years now, and before I had like 1 flare-up per year, now, I've had 3 flare-ups in the course of 4 months. So, I decided to search for info online before going to my doctor (and, as I've learned here, I shouldn't go...
  3. X

    Quickly Recurring Pilonidal

    Hello everyone! I've been reading this site for a while and want to share my story. Any and all advice is appreciated! At the beginning of July, I started noticing a "weird feeling" at the top of my tailbone. Nothing crazy at first, but enough for me to mention it to my husband a few times...
  4. T

    7.5 years later

    Hi all, just found this site whilst doing some googling of my symptoms. Realise the best advice would be to seek medical advice which I plan on doing soon but whilst I’m here want to see if anyone has had anything similar. Please find a tl;dr question at the bottom. So back in the summer of...
  5. P

    Dull aching pain. Need advice!

    hello, First off I'll give a little background info:- In the past 3 years Ive had 5 operations to remove pilonidal cysts which have turned into sinuses, as well as having numerous flare ups in between, controlled by antibiotics. These don't seem to work anymore as Ive had them on and off for 3...
  6. S

    Almost done healing but there's bad news? :(

    Okay so I got an excision on 14th June and I just had my last packing done by the nurse. ( I live 5mins away from the hospital xD) it's been a helluva journey, really! Have had PC since I was 14 and now I am 20 so I pretty much kept it with me for 6 FRICKEN YEARS and I find it quite...
  7. L

    Pilonidal sinus coming back 5 weeks into healing process ? Help...

    Hey, 19 yo male here. Had a surgery for pilonidal sinus to be removed 5 weeks ago. Didn't have a lump on my back and didn't really feel any pain, got the surgery 8 months after discovering the condition. Im not sure what exaclty is the procedure i had. It was a wound closed with stitches and it...
  8. A

    When to get a second opinion?

    Hello all, first here is my back story: Back in the spring of 2005 when I was 20 I had my first pilonidal cyst. At the time I thought I had just fallen on my butt and ignored the swelling lump until until it became so painful I couldn't even sit. The school nurse at my university simply cut the...
  9. A

    Possible Reoccurance????

    Hi, my boyfriend had his pilonidal cyst removed on March 15/17. The cyst was probably eight years old before this. He had the surgery type where they excise the whole thing and close to completely back up. No packing inside, no drainage tubes or anything like that. I've been the one cleaning...
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