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Pilonoidal cyst near the anus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi there, I have a question
Doctor :   sure , please go ahead with it
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   I've been reading about those cysts on your bottom, begins with a p, i forgot the name
User :   do you remember the name?
Doctor :   piles isit
User :   I think I have one, but it's tiny and no flud comes out
User :   no not piles..
User :   pilonidal cyst
Doctor :   pilonidal sinus
User :   thats the name
Doctor :   Pilonoidal cyst
Doctor :   since how long
User :   well, i have a small hole at the top of my bottom, which sounds similar to a pilonidal cyst, but its small and no blood comes out
User :   it doesnt irritate me or hurt
Doctor :   how old are you
User :   erm a few months
User :   im 15
User :   it doesnt cause any pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   so could it be a pilonidal cyst? its similar to symptoms, but it doesnt bleed or cause pain or discomfort
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u ever consult for this
User :   no not yet
User :   i thought nothing of it...
Doctor :   u need to consult
User :   im a bit embarred about telling my dad
Doctor :   u may need surgery
Doctor :   to remove the cyst
User :   embarressed* and ok
Doctor :   if left untreated
User :   it doesnt look like a cyst though
Doctor :   it will cause infection to spread
User :   from what ive seen
User :   and if its infected its meant to hurt and be enflamed
Doctor :   infection may spread
Doctor :   bad infection
Doctor :   dont be shy
Doctor :   u need to consult a physician
Doctor :   doctors are there to help you
Doctor :   condition will only get worse

Doctor :   if u dont seek medical helpy
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