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    Wound Reopened

    Hi, the title might be confusing but hopefully when I explain what I mean you can understand. I had my cyst extraction surgery in September of last year and had to miss work for four weeks because of it. After having the surgery and spending the recovery time home, the stitches (they placed...
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    EPSiT post-op advice needed please!

    I've recently had the EPSiT procedure done and would appreciate any advice regarding post-op care of it until it heals up. Just been told to rinse with saline solution but is there anything else I can do? Eager to have this healed up!
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    My story, more importantly my advice!

    Hi, I am a 24 year old female from England. This post is going to be a lengthy one but hopefully helpful to someone (maybe just like me when I first came to this site) I first came on this website when I first started having flare ups. Every 7 months an abscess would form. Build for 6 to 7 days...
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    First Time Lancing

    Hi y'all! I'll give some background - if you're not interested, I'll list questions at the end. PLEASE help me out with them. I'm a 20 year old female. I first experienced discomfort in my tailbone area in November 2015 and believed it to be just a bruised tailbone. I felt a tiny bump at one...
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    Worried it’s coming back... would love advice

    I’m 20 years old and as of April 2017 I experienced my first pilonidal cyst. I originally thought I had just bruised my tail bone but as I got sicker and eventually unable to move and in constant pain I realized I had a pilonidal cyst. I had it cut and drained with the wound left open. I only...
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    Pilonidal sinus, 5th time in 4 years, teenager.

    Hi, I'm a 19 year old female. 4 years ago i had my first Pilonidal sinus surgery. It was performed with the open technique where they removed the whole part and left it open with months of recovery. I used to go to the hospital every single for 3 months until it healed completely so the healing...
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    HELP! Is this a pilonidal sinus? If so, how do I get rid of it?

    These appeared randomly the other day, I had quite a large bump before but I had read to put a certain solution on it, which I did and it drained on its own. Now the bump/cyst is gone, and I'm left with these?? How do I get rid of these? I feel so weird and self-conscious about them. I just want...
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    Karydakis flap PLEASE GIVE ME ADVICE

    So I've had a recurring pilonidal cyst for the last couple of years and I've had 2 operations already but it keeps coming back with a vengeance. I've been reccomded the karydakis flap operation, has anyone had this and can give me opinions please? I'm a 21 year old female and am really worried...