The experts at Pristyn Care will conduct a thorough diagnosis to detect the underlying cause of pilonidal sinus. The doctor will do a physical examination to evaluate the severity of the pilonidal sinus. There is a possibility the doctor will ask about your profession to detect the cause of pilonidal sinus. The doctor may ask about your current medication if you are taking any, to initiate further treatment to cure pilonidal sinus.
The doctor will choose the technique depending on the results of the diagnosis. The doctor may initiate the treatment with antibiotics. If you are not showing any improvement through medication, the doctor will advise the surgical intervention to cure pilonidal sinus. A few of the techniques used to treat pilonidal sinus:
Laser Treatment: The doctor will make a small incision with a laser to drain the puss out of the pilonidal sinus. This is a minimally invasive surgery performed under anesthesia that makes the treatment painless.
Marsupialization: A sharp cut will be made to drain the cyst and to remove ingrown hair present in the area. The doctor will sew the edges after making the cut to the wound’s edges to eliminate the chances of recurrence of pilonidal sinus.