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  1. Dan Jobson

    Flap Surgery Advice

    hey guys, After 11 months of my wound not healing I'm having the flap procedure with a surgeon called Mr Sood at Hartswood hospital in Essex. My wound healed 2 months ago but since then have had fairly regular big bleeds while going to the toilet, resulting in a small hole which then closes up...
  2. C

    Need some consolation if anything...

    Hello All! I am new to the site but not the condition unfortunately! Wondering if anyone has had experience with the wound vac that has had a similar situation to mine, I will try to be as descriptive as possible.... I am a 21 yr old male, healthy, tall and skinny, no previous health issues...
  3. M

    Open excision healing advice please

    Hi, I had open excision surgery on 5th april this year, coming up to the three week mark and still having daily visits from the District Nurses. The first nurse who came out the day after my surgery measured my wound and said it was 6cm long, 5cm wide, and 3cm deep. No nurse has actually...
  4. W

    Post Recovery Concerns

    Sorry I'm new to this so pardon me if this Is the wrong section. I had surgery done to remove the cyst about a year and a half ago. I believe they removed the portion of the skin causing the problem. I'm sorry but I don't know the details too well. Since then, I've had this large... Well the...
  5. B

    I'm lost regarding to what surgery I need. Advice needed please!

    Hello I am new to this site, thank you in advanced for all of the help. I unfortunately have had a pilonidal cyst for over 5 years and have had to get it lanced multiple times. I recently had a horrible flare up which resulted in me going to the ER 3 times in 1 week and missing 4 days of work...
  6. 0

    Help in Quebec??

    I think I'm going to have an acute flare up in the next few days. I first got this abscess in 2013 and it comes back around every 6 months, and with the swelling it gets to be about the size of my fist. I was supposed to get surgery a year ago but I had to move from California to Quebec so I...
  7. L

    Cleft Lift Stitches Bleeding

    Hey, all. I'm a 21 yo female and i had a cleft lift and pit removal 5 days ago. I have a JP drain in and at this point I'm barely draining any fluid which is a good sign as I'm to have the drain removed in two days. My incision is about 6 inches long, running from the very top of my butt crack...
  8. L

    Pregnancy and possible recurrance

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this thread although my first sign of a pilonidal abscess was in August of 2006 and then I went on to have the cleft lift surgery that December over my college winter break. Had to pack the wound for at least 2 months after since it was a large incision. Other than, it...
  9. Peter Moulding

    Pilonidal Sinus - Wide Excision - Healing by Secondary Intention - Post Op Diary!

    Hi guys, like most of you here I'm writing my experience down so that someone might see it and take away some info or feel better about something - because I know how difficult it can be living with Pilonidal Sinus. Pre op: So, I noticed I had PS about four years ago. At first, it was blood on...
  10. C

    Help!! I'm at my end

    Hi I'm new. I'll start by saying this is the most embarrassing thing that I've ever had happen physically. About a year and a few months. I had my very first pilonidal. Which came fast and angry! Worst pain by far. I'd choose to birth my twins again over it. I went to the doctor once I...
  11. K

    My Pilonidal Reoccurance

    Hi everyone! A brief introduction; my name is Kyle and I am 18 years old, from a tiny island in Europe called Malta. I first found out I had Pilonidal Sinus was in March of 2015. It was a very very tiny hole back then, and the doctor gave me pills and when I went for a checkup a few days later...
  12. F

    scar pain 6 months after surgery

    Hi, I've just signed up for this account so will give a bit of background info- I'm 20 years old and had a pilonidal sinus around 6 months ago when I was 19. It started with a little bump one morning, I figured I'd just been lying on my coccyx in a strange position and went on with my day. The...
  13. A

    Please help, one month after?

    Hello. Around the beginning of October, I noticed that it was hard to sit, walk, and lay down due to an intense pain in my upper crack area. Never had I ever had any issue with that area before. I think it was triggered by landing on my butt too many times in my club sport? I felt a medium-sized...
  14. McFeelme1997

    Extremely frustrated

    (Before I get into this, I'm new to the forums. I'm currently 19 years old and my dream is to become a professional wrestler, this issue is making it difficult to make these dreams a reality.) Hello everyone, I hope all is having a happy holiday. Please excuse my grammer as English and language...
  15. J

    Surgery Almost Healed but Itchy and little pain.

    Hello guys my name is Jonnie and im new here. I had pilonidal cyst surgery 7 years ago and had the cyst removed , i was left with a big hole which took 3 and a half months to heal..2 months ago my surgery has swollen and had to go to the hospital to remove a small cyst and i was left with 1.5cm...
  16. S

    Advice please

    I'm hoping for some advice, please. (Questions at the bottom if you want to skip the longer read.) I've had a painful coccyx for 17 years - I can't sit down without pain. Turns out it's probably pilonidal disease, or so I now think. Every 1-3 years over that time, I'd get a small 'cyst' on my...
  17. A

    first timer- just some questions and concerns

    well, about two days ago i had my own cyst drained in the ER and packed with shoelike string material- forgot what it was called hAH but yeah that happened, it all went fairly well compared to some things ive read :'D and i got my antibiotic pills and pain medication. as expected, i needed to...
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