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Suggest treatment for pilonidal sinus

my child is suffering from pilonidal sinus is advised to have a surgery.but i just saw a much pain less procedure in wikipedia,filling the sinal track with fibrin.since she is a student who is busy with her classes ,i am in confusion please advice
Fri, 20 Jun 2014
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Hi,
In my knowledge their is no alternative to pilonidal sinus other than surgery,
Its minor surgery incision and drainage is done if abscess or pus is formed,or sinus tract is removed,and wound is kept open and regular dressing is done,for now you should keep the area dry and clean,
Hope this information helps.
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