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Treatment for pilonidal cyst - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Hi i m 16 and i have weird hole right above my butt and when i squeez it there is blood coming out of it
User :   i have it quite long time
User :   maybe 4 months
Doctor :   Can you explain the exact location of it
User :   it right between spine and my butthole
User :   i heard something about Pilonidal Cyst
User :   may it will be that
Doctor :   yes,I too am thinking of the same
Doctor :   Pilonidal Sinus
Doctor :   very commonest occurence
User :   is it dangerous or something ?
Doctor :   no, but longstanding if untreated
User :   i mean if i dont do anything to it it ok but when i squezz it it poop out with blood should i see doctor
Doctor :   yes, you have to consult a surgeon who e\will debride the wound and dress it hence can get better
User :   I am exhange student in USA so i didnt really talk about it with my host parents
User :   and may that thing be associated with any stomach problems
User :   ?
Doctor :   no,
Doctor :   its about the hygiene and fungal infection
User :   I shower like every day and have a good hygiene
User :   do u have some reccomodation for me?
Doctor :   it depends on the cleavage between the buttocks
Doctor :   yes, apply BACTROBAN oint for the same
Doctor :   and keep a pad of cotten / guaze over it
Doctor :   apply the oint twice
User :   ok i think i understand so keep it clean and apply the oint
Doctor :   yes, very much
User :   Do u think i can wait till end of my exchange program which is in June and then get surgery in my country
User :   cos i m not sre whether i have special insurance
Doctor :   its a very long time , you have to rush as you getting blood ooze there
User :   so deffinetly go to doctor
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   sooner the better
User :   it s quite awkward but what can i do
User :   tahnx a lot
User :   thanx
Doctor :   do not worry , its very common condition
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
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