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Virus in tail bone, drainage required, recurring during times of stress. Prescribed surgery as permanent cure. What is this condition called?

I am male 31 y/o. I have a re-occuring condition, every few years, a virus in the tailbone. The Drs drain it or it goes away on its own. I am told that surgery (when it s healthy) will remove it permenantly. Often comes back during times of stress . I forget the name of the condition. Can you help me with the name of the condition?
Asked On : Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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You seem to be suffering from PILONIDAL CYST OR PILONIDAL ASCESS.
permanent treatment is surgery only.
Answered: Thu, 12 Jul 2012
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