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    I believe I have a pilonidal cyst

    I'm sure many people have said this, so sorry for that, if you've seen this before. Something 4 years ago(i am currently 20 yr old) I mentioned during a regular check at the doctor that a had a small boil like thing just at top of my butt crack. But he looked at it said to just keep it clean and...
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    HELP! Parents forcing me to get surgery abroad

    I am a 21 year old college student studying abroad in Italy this summer. Last week I began to develop a cyst. I went to doctor on Saturday, she gave me antibiotics and painkillers. On Monday I went back as I wasn’t feeling any better. He said it wasn’t mature enough and to come back Tuesday. I...
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    Wound vac issues - how do you know if it’s properly on?

    Hi all, First time poster. Trying to stay optimistic. Receiving home car for an open wound procedure in my butt crack. Currently experiencing leakage and annoyed because it isn’t the first time. I appreciate the nurses who take their time to install this thing however what’s annoying about home...
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    Tips to ease inflammation and pain? (And a history of my cyst...)

    Hi there. I just recently joined these forums after coming across the website while researching topics about polinidal cysts. If you all don’t mind, I’ll give a quick background to my whole issue. (If you are not interested, feel free to skip through it). I am currently only 17 years old. I’ve...
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    Polinidal newbie, lots of questions!

    First off, I am so glad I found this forum. I have gotten many answers, some of which have eased my mind and lowered my anxiety, surprisingly. Here my story so far... about a year ago I discovered a very small bump dead center at the beginning of my anal cleft? Butt crack? Guess I have some...