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  1. C

    Help , Do you think its pilonidal ?

    Hello everyone im a 21 years old male and about a week ago a noticed a strange redline in my butt , toped by what seems and feel like a spider bite or so. for 2 days i feeled a soft discomfort but i would not say pain. do you think its pilonidal ? Do you think the « drain » operation could...
  2. K

    First Time Surgery & Scared (advise/encouragement please!)

    Backstory: Several years ago (6 now???) I had my first run in with a pilonidal cyst. I had the most painful tailbone ache ever, and let it go far too long, thinking I had just bruised it with all the driving I had been doing. I was out of state, doing some stretches, when it ruptured in the...
  3. B

    Healing help!

    Hiya!! My partner is currently healing from his 3rd PS surgery. 1st- sinus removed and left open (never fully healed) 2nd- sinus removed and closed with stitches (never completely healed. Small holes at the bottom of wound) 3rd- sinus removes and half stitched at the bottom and rest left open...
  4. H

    Muscle Spasms/Cramps

    It’s been a week since I had my pilonidal cyst removed. I went in on Wednesday and had it packed. After that I started getting really painful and long muscle spasms right in the incision area. Does anyone have any idea what is causing this or how to stop them? Please I am desperate! I didn’t get...
  5. R

    Time for me to give back: I may have cured my own self..

    First of all thanks for this forum where lot of people come together and help each other. I am very rare to be part of any forum, but I visited this forum a lot about 5 years back when got my pilonidal cyst. It lasted for about 3 years and now I am cured and without any sign of it for almost 2...
  6. A

    Did I make the right choice??

    So I'm gonna so the typical " tell your story " thing, but first a little about me. I'm a 23 year old female who walks alot and has a job where I stand and walk quite a bit.. any way the story... About two weeks ago it had snowed and I fell down every step of my porch on to the concrete. During...
  7. M

    Anything Helps

    Hi all....about two weeks ago I noticed some tailbone pain, nothing too bad but it did sometimes wake me up in the middle of the night. I do work out regularly but it did not seem to hurt when I worked out or did much of anything I just noticed a constant throbbing. I told my mom and she said...
  8. K

    This is my 6th recurrence in 4 years....idk what to do.

    I was 20 when I got my first pilonidal cyst. I remember one day starting to feel pain at the very top of my butt crack. I literally typed in, pain at top of butt crack and starting reading through all the articles. I found one that talked about a pilonidal cyst. All the symptoms lined up with...
  9. R

    Possibly Found A Way To Manage?? HELP!

    I am a 24 year old female currently suffering my third pilonidal cyst. I am a healthy weight and not hairy. First one was 7 months ago and was the worst pain I've ever had. Occurred after a 12 mile bike ride. I ended up bursting it myself by just squeezing it because I knew nothing about what...
  10. A

    PLEASE HELP ME!!!

    Hello all I am a 19 year old otherwise healthy guy in the UK that has been suffering with a Pilonidal sinus since I was 14. Four months ago I decided enough was enough and decided to have surgery. I had a closed excision procedure done and had stitches removed after two weeks. Healing went well...
  11. C

    Never had - cyst or pilo? Please anyone help

    Hi, I am a 27 year old female. About a month ago I started to exercise to lose weight and running 2 miles about 3/4 days a week and floor exercises (in the garage) but used a yoga mat plus ab mat after discovering the yoga mat was not enough cushion due to concrete floors. A couple weeks or so...
  12. L

    Help!!!

    I was wondering if anyone could tell me how long until they could sit comfortably I’m 8 weeks out of surgery and it is very uncomfortable sitting
  13. Thatgirlthere

    Need help on what to do

    Hello.. I am new here and just have some questions... I had my cyst surgically removed 1 year & 7 months ago.... during surgery half of the cyst was infected so I had a drain tube in the 1st week of my surgery. This has been the worst since I had surgery. The area constantly hurts when I sit for...
  14. G

    Muscle spasms after surgery, HELP

    I’m an 18 y/o male who’s in his sixth day after getting an open-wound pilonidal cyst surgery. I need urgent help. I’ve been getting these sudden spasms in my injury (tailbone area) since my gauze was packed for the first time. Today, those spasms are the worst because whenever I’m relaxed and...
  15. L

    I'm thinking taking the Cleft Lift route, have a couple questions..

    Hi again, I recently made a post about what I've been going through. I have my doctors appointment tomorrow for the check up a week after the lancing I just had, it had to be packed for 4-5 days, after that it couldn't really be packed anymore. Its basically back to feeling gone and what not...
  16. L

    I'm so tired of it coming back, but I'm scared. What do I do? (Long)

    Hi. As I'm typing this I'm laying on my side on the couch, feeling a good amount of pressure and pain from the same spot as usual. The stupid thing came back again. I've had it come back maybe 4-6 times, maybe even a time or two more, since I was 17. I'm 22 now. I've only had it lanced, every...
  17. M

    My Story

    Hello my name is Mike and I am 25 living in NYC. I have always had a weird pain in my tailbone but after a day it would go away. I am a hairy guy and average weight, currently changed my lifestyle to keto 9 months ago. October of 2017 I had a bad pain in my tailbone region, I couldn't figure out...
  18. D

    Give me your thoughts from personal experience or professional expertise, thank you.

    I would like the thoughts of people that have been through this or have dealt with this professionally. Thank you. I’m a 17 yr old male. So, on Friday, May 18, I felt this pain in my tailbone that I’d experienced before in my life once or twice and usually went away the next day. It was hurting...
  19. A

    Debating surgery... Help!!?

    I’m finally completely fed up with my polinidal cyst. I am planning on calling a surgeon soon and booking an appointment to discuss my options regarding the cyst. From what I understand there are multiple ways to deal with the cyst, such as just draining it and packing it, to full on removing...
  20. Emmaaa

    leaflets?

    hellooo, so I've had a this for 4 and a half years now, I'm actually currently in hospital now ( been here for 2 weeks) and I'm 19 and also a illustration student. I wanted to ask and discuss an idea` I had. for all the long term people who have suffered with this for years, basically stepping...
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