Recent content by chicagofire

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    I am out of here

    As my wife says I am a whimp when it comes to pain. I have had problems with pilonidal cysts for years and didn't realize what it was. I finally went to the doctor four days before christmas. I had a huge cyst, which the doctor lanced right there and then. It was the most painful experience of...
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    Surgery Update and thanks

    Hello everyone, I just wanted to drop a line and tell you that I had my surgery on Monday, and everything went great. The doctor said I had a pretty extensive case, with five sinus' and a lot of scarring from previous cysts. He did the "flap" (I think that is what they call it) and I have...
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    Where are you from?

    Greatings from Flooded out South Central Indiana [|:)]
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    Tubes for Drainage

    Hello, the DR. said he was going to put two tubes in for drainage. He said I would come back in two days after the surgery to have them removed. Does this sound right? Has anyone else had these? How does it effect the comfort level? Thanks for the feedback.
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    Newbie

    Good morning all. I have discovered this board while trying to research what was going on with my rear end and looking up the surgery the DR. said he was going to do. Some history. I can't remember a time when I didn't have this cyst flare up. Starting in my 20's (I am almost 40 now) at...
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