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    Hello Everyone! **this is my first ever post online on any forum. English is not my mother language so please excuse any grammar mistakes** Background: I had my first ever pilonidal cyst some 6-7 years ago. I had no idea about it what it is called. Next few years I only experienced once or...
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    Doctors who perform pit picking in WA?

    Hey all, I’ve finally decided to do something about my (luckily fairly mild) cyst after about a year of dealing with it. Because my cyst seems to be somewhat behaved (no previous surgeries, just a round of antibiotics once), I want to give pit picking a go first and hopefully avoid a more...
  3. K

    Pilonidal Post Pit Picking Procedure

    Hello! I am new to this support alliance, but I've had pilonidal disease for about three years now. I am looking for some answers/advice about post-pit picking procedure - how long before I can sit comfortably again? I had my third pit-picking procedure done two days ago (more of an insurance...
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    Newly diagnosed, considering cleft lift with Dr Sternberg

    Hi. I'm new here. First of all, thanks to everyone for participating in this forum. It's invaluable to someone new to this pilonidal business... Secondly, I apologize if I ask a question that is addressed fully somewhere else. I tried to do a bit of digging on the forum, but I tend to get...
  5. K

    My first pilonidal cyst, I'm so scared.

    Firstly, I would like to say thank you to everyone that contributes on this forum. Here is my situation: Three days ago I went to my doctor because I had swelling on my buttocks in the shape of a horseshoe surrounding my crack (please excuse my poor understanding of anatomy). My doctor told me...