Suggest treatment for recurrent pilonidal sinus infection

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Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Sir i am suffuring from pilonidal sinus last 7 months
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Answered by Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
It needs to be surgically removed.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Ransinghe Hi
Welcome to HCM.
I appreciate your concern.

Since pilonidal sinus is invariably associated with recurrent infection and abscess formation. So it has be surgically removed.
You are hereby advised to consult a surgeon for proper assessment and treatment.
Meanwhile use sitz bath for symptomatic relief.

Regards.

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