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Pilonidal Sinus or Cyst?

Pilonidal sinus is a small hole or channel in the skin which is filled with pus or inflamed fluid. The fluid may have some blood and the condition occurs in the cleft at the top of the buttocks or the lower back. Pilonidal Sinus or the cyst may also be filled with hair or dirt that may lead to severe pain and foul-smelling discharge. People who have sitting jobs and sit for long hours may be diagnosed with the cyst. It is rather common in men as compared to women. This happens when the hair on the top of the cleft of the buttocks pushes inside the body causing pain and dirt to push inside. It is also called the depression in the skin at the bottom just above the buttocks. Pilonidal sinus in a lot of cases develops from the abscess.



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Abscess formation


Systemic infection throughout the body


Rare chances of skin cancer within the cyst


Wearing Tight Clothes

Hair Puncture

Hormonal changes

Sitting for long hours



Pus or blood draining from the abscess, causing a foul odor

Blood from the opening of the skin

pain when sitting or standing

Pain while sitting

Hair Protruding from the lesion


Physical examination for Pilonidal Sinus in chennai


A specialist will diagnose a pilonidal sinus by a physical examination. A pilonidal cyst looks such as a lump, swelling, or abscess at the cleft of the buttocks. It is a draining or bleeding area (sinus). The location of the cyst at the top of the buttocks, and sometimes blood tests may be required for diagnosis. There is no need for imaging tests in cases of pilonidal sinus.


An infected pilonidal sinus can lead to a lot of pain and intense discomfort during everyday activities. Surgery can help resolve this condition, so it’s important to select a treatment method with a proven success rate, such as laser ablation.

Pilonidal sinus treatment performed by Prityn Care expert has a high success rate, by opting for this minimally invasive laser treatment, you will have good reason to hope that one surgery will be the only treatment you will ever need. Laser surgery is a relatively quick treatment for pilonidal sinus. The surgery intends to clean out the infected area and remove the pit so that infection does not recur.

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Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.

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A dedicated Medical Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.

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Medical Expertise With Technology

Our surgeons spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-surgery medical diagnostics. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.

Post Surgery Care

Post Surgery Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of laser pilonidal sinus treatment in Chennai?

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Get Most Advanced Pilonidal Sinus Treatment in Chennai

Pilonidal sinus is a common, recurrent and discomforting problem that is characterized by symptoms like cyst on the buttocks, soreness, itching, pain, etc. With time, these symptoms start to grow worse and the risk of complications also increases significantly. Pristyn Care offers the permanent treatment of pilonidal sinus through modern laser surgery.

The advanced laser treatment available at Pristyn Care in Chennai is a painless, non-invasive and safe procedure that resolves pilonidal sinus once and for all, that too in just one day. Pristyn Care uses state of the art USFDA approved equipment for pilonidal sinus laser treatment and the surgery has a very high success rate. So, if you are struggling with pilonidal sinus symptoms, book your appointment with a Pristyn Care specialist right away.

Why is Pilonidal Sinus Treatment Necessary?

Pilonidal sinus is a painful skin condition that cannot be left untreated for a long time as it can have serious repercussions. If proper and timely medical attention is not given, the symptoms can aggravate and make the patients’ life miserable. Not only this, pilonidal sinus can also result in a number of complications including:

  • The cyst on the buttocks is prone to microbial attack. When this happens, the cyst can get infected and over time, turn into an abscess.
  • The infection present in the cyst can travel to other parts of the body as well. In severe cases, the infection may travel through the bloodstream and cause systemic infection or sepsis.
  • Pilonidal sinus is known to increase the risk of a type of skin cancer, squamous cell carcinoma.
  • Pilonidal sinus can even result in anal fistula in a very rare and serious case. Anal fistula is an infected passage that forms between the anus and the skin located around the anus and the rectum. Such a complicated condition in which the pilonidal sinus causes fistula is called as pilonidal fistula-in-ano. One of the recent studies reflect that only 6 such cases have been reported till now.

As it may be clear, pilonidal sinus can turn quite serious and therefore, timely medical care becomes necessary. So, it is better to get in touch with a doctor as soon as the initial symptoms of pilonidal sinus start to show.

Highly Experienced Surgeons in Chennai

Pristyn Care is the super specialist in the field of proctology and houses some of the best proctologists all across the country. The proctologists and surgeons associated with Pristyn Care hold years of experience and are well-trained in performing the modern treatments. Pristyn Care specialists have cured the severest cases of pilonidal sinus with almost negligible complications and thus you can trust us for a reliable and safe treatment.

Some of the best pilonidal sinus surgeons of Pristyn Care in Chennai are:

Dr. A Ashiq Ahmed

Qualification-MBBS, MS - General Surgery

Experience- 15 Years Experience

Dr. Prabhakar Padmanabhan

Qualification-MD - Physician, MS - General Surgery, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery

Experience- 7 Years Experience

Dr. M. Senthil Kumar

Qualification-MBBS, MS - General Surgery

Experience- 16 Years Experience Overall

Dr. Padmanabhan S.R.

Qualification- MBBS(2203)/MS(2012)

Experience- 8years

How Pristyn Care Is Associated With The Best Hospitals In Chennai?

You can undergo minimally invasive laser treatment for pilonidal sinus in Chennai from top hospitals associated with Pristyn Care.

Some of the Pristyn Care associated hospitals in Chennai for pilonidal sinus treatment are:

  • Radha Rajendran Hospital
  • Shens Hospital
  • Chintamani Hospital
  • SRUSHTI Hospital
  • JIP Hospital

What is the Estimated Cost of Pilonidal Sinus Treatment in Chennai?

The exact cost of undergoing pilonidal sinus treatment in Chennai can vary depending upon some of the following factors

  • The hospital where the treatment is being carried out
  • The technique/procedure chosen for treatment (Conventional or modern)
  • Whether or not the healthcare provider charges extra room and medical expenses
  • Coverage of the treatment expenses under insurance (if the healthcare provider participates)

At Pristyn Care, patient experience is our topmost priority and thus we understand how important the financial aspect of treatment is. Pristyn Care provides the advanced laser treatment for pilonidal sinus at a cost which is not too heavy on the pocket. The average cost of laser treatment for pilonidal sinus at Pristyn Care is around 55000-60000. And, if the patient has health insurance, the insurance claims will cover most of these treatment charges.

Why Laser Treatment for Pilonidal Sinus is a Better Option?

The laser treatment for pilonidal sinus is known as laser pilonidoplasty and is minimally invasive in nature . The laser treatment for pilonidal sinus makes use of the energy of laser pulses to drain and heal the pilonidal sinus. The treatment is much more advanced than the conventional open surgery, and thus has a number of added benefits:

  • The laser treatment offers a painless, least invasive and complication-free way to get rid of pilonidal sinus. Unlike open surgery, the laser treatment does not involve any risk of infections or complications and this makes the treatment all the more reliable.
  • Laser treatment for pilonidal sinus is a short procedure that does not take more than 30 minutes to complete. It is an outpatient procedure and thus the patient can head back home as soon as the effect of anesthesia subsides.
  • The advanced laser treatment heals the sinus tract completely and thus the risk of recurrence of pilonidal sinus is negligible.
  • The recovery post pilonidal sinus laser treatment is quick and smooth. The patient just needs to take a few precautions and they can recover completely in just 2-3 days.

Why Choose Pristyn Care for Pilonidal Sinus Treatment?

Pristyn Care believes in catering to even the smallest needs of the patient to provide them with a seamless treatment experience. To fulfill this, Pristyn Care offers the following benefits to its patients:

  • The pilonidal sinus surgeries are performed only by experienced surgeons who are well-conversant with the advanced daycare procedures. This increases the safety of the surgery and ensures a fast and healthy recovery.
  • Pristyn Care provides pick up and drop facility on the day of the surgery. The commute becomes very easy for the patient and this makes the treatment procedure very convenient.
  • At Pristyn Care, you can avail the benefit of numerous financial options like zero cost EMI, cashless transactions, etc. Moreover, the Pristyn Care team also assists in getting the insurance claims cleared and thus you do not need to worry about anything.
  • The patient can consult the doctor free of cost after the surgery. Through this free follow-up the patient can keep the doctors updated about their recovery and also discuss if any problems arise.

Nearest Pilonidal Sinus Clinic in Chennai

People living in Pune who are suffering from pilonidal sinus and are looking for the healthcare provider can consult with Pristyn Care specialists in Chennai. Pristyn Care clinics are open in Velachery, Kilpauk, Porur, Tambaram Chennai. These clinics are easy to access from their nearby localities in Chennai such as Otteri, Purasawalkam, Lumbini Square, Sanyasi Puram, AK Swamy Nagar, Pullapuram, Vepery, Brindavan Colony, Officers Colony, Egmore, Choolai, Dhobi Ghat, Nammalwarpet, Azad nagar, New Bupathy Nagar, MKB Nagar, MS Nagar, Yanavaram, Baby Nagar, Rajiv Nagar, GKM Colony, EB Colony, Kakkan Nagar, Balaji Nagar, Kanikapuram, Ambedkar Nagar, Kuringinagar, Kanagam, Tharamani, Telephone Nagar, Subramaniam Colony, Perungudi, Madipakkam, Kandasamy, Elim Nagar, Tirumalai Nagar, Periyar Nagar, Kuberan Nagar, Kumudam Nagar, Rayala Nagar, Choolaipallam, Amman Nagar, Mugalivakkam, SRCM World, Chugam Nagar, Defence Colony, River View Colony, Madha Nagar, Rajeshwari Avenue, Mowlivakkam, Lakshmi Nagar, Krishna Industrial Estate, Allapakkam, Alwartirunagar, Valasaravakkam, Kalaignar Nagar

Nearest Cities To Best Pilonidal Sinus Clinic In Chennai

The healthcare services of Pristyn Care are not restricted to the people living in Chennai only. We are open to helping patients coming to us from any part of the country. People living in the nearby cities of Chennai such as Avadi, Ambattur, Tirupati, Pondicherry, Nellore, Salem, Thanjavur, etc. can also consult Pristyn Care doctors in Chennai regarding the condition of pilonidal sinus. You just have to get the appointment fixed online and visit the doctor at the specified date and time. We assure you that you will be much relieved after consulting one of our proctology experts for pilonidal sinus.

How to Book an Appointment With The Best Treatment Centre In Chennai?

People who are in need of consulting with our experts in treating pilonidal sinus in Chennai can book their appointment easily. You can give us a call on the abovementioned number or fill the required details in the contact form on the right side of the page. If you submit the contact form, one of our medical coordinators will get in contact with you at the earliest. The medical coordinator will assist you in booking the appointment at your nearby Pristyn Care clinic as per your convenience.

You can even download the Pristyn Care’s app for the patients. Once you log in, you can easily choose the doctor you prefer to consult with and book your slot then and there only. This way, you can consult the doctor without having to go anywhere out of the house

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