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Pilonidal sinus surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i recently had surgery for a pilonidal sinus extraction 3 weeks ago
Doctor :   ok
User :   and ive noticed slight drainage still occuring
User :   is this normal?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is usually happens in the cases of pilonidal sinus
User :   how long will the wound be draining for?
Doctor :   it varies from patient to patient
User :   is there a maximum time limit until i should be worried?
Doctor :   wait for 1 more week for a spontaneius healing
Doctor :   if not , you might need a physical examination of wound
User :   it is a closed wound
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok

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