1. Gym Rat

    Pilonidal Excision (open) for a Gym Rat

    Hello everybody! This is my first post! I’ll dive right in to the details from when I first noticed my cyst to now, 10 days after my surgery! If you’re only interested in my surgery and healing process, I’ll break this text into two sections and you can read the second one. Pre-Surgery: I am...
  2. H

    Is a little pain post surgery normal?

    Hi everybody, I had my surgery on June 1. Since yesterday, I've been instructed to repack the wound once a day. Today after my shower I moistened the gauze with 0.9% sodium chloride solution (aka wound wash) and put it in my wound. I felt fine for a few hours, but now the whole area around the...
  3. C

    Complete excision, no sew up. Ask me anything.

    After much research I opted for complete excision with no closure. I had pilonidal cyst for 15 years with no flare up until recently, hence the surgery. Ask me anything.