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Is Povidine iodine effective treatment for Pilonidal cyst?

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Can Povidine iodine be used to clean area of Pilonidal cyst
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 in Lump
 
 
Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query, albeit short and specific.
Please give some additional information for me to assist you the best:
Since when is the pilonidal cyst present?
Any sinus or had open would that healed and opened up again and again?
Has this been diagnosed by any General Surgeon or had any tests like high resolution Ultrasonography or so? Please give details?
Have you used Povidone Iodine before?
Any other details?

Awaiting for your details.
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