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What is Pilonidal Sinus?

A pilonidal cyst is a small hole formed near the tailbone. The cyst may also contain dirt and hair, which when infected, causes severe pain, inflammation, and itching. People who have to sit for long hours or do not maintain proper hygiene are more to Pilonidal sinus.

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Overview

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Names of pilonidal sinus in different languages:
  • Pilonidal sinus in Hindi - पाइलोनिडल साइनस
  • Pilonidal sinus in Telugu: పైలో నైడల్ సైనస్
  • Pilonidal sinus in Tamil: பைலோனிடல் சைனஸ்
  • Pilonidal sinus in Bengali - পাইলনডাইল সাইনাস
Home remedies for pilonidal sinus:
  • Take sitz baths
  • Take vitamin c and zinc supplements
  • Use essential oils to soothe the area
  • Apply castor oil to prevent inflammation in the area
  • Stay physically active to improve blood flow
Risk factors for pilonidal sinus:
  • Male sex
  • Sedentary and inactive lifestyle
  • Long hours of sitting
  • Excess body hair
  • Obesity
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Treatment

Diagnosis

A pilonidal sinus doctor can perform a brief diagnosis for pilonidal sinus. The doctor may begin with a physical examination of the area. A pilonidal cyst looks like a lump, or swelling, or sometimes indicated by an abscess at the cleft of the buttocks. The patient may experience drainage of pus or bleeding. The location of the cyst is commonly at the top of the buttocks. There is no need for digital imaging tests in cases of pilonidal sinus. But, for surgery, a patient may be asked to go through a blood test and additional tests several other times.

Procedure

The modern daycare treatment of infected pilonidal sinus in painless so it does not inflict pain or intensify discomfort. The advanced laser-assisted surgery helps resolve the condition as the surgery intends to clean out the infected area and remove the pit so that infection does not recur. A patient can resume his normal routine activities after 2 – 3 days. This is the best treatment of pilonidal sinus in Indore so far.

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Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

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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Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Care 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.

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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 surgery in Indore?

In case you are in Indore and planning to undergo laser surgery for a permanent cure of pilonidal sinus, it can cost you between Rs. 41,500 to Rs. 55,000. But depending on various factors, this price range can change from one person to another. A few of those factors are:

  • Type and location of the hospital
  • The severity of the disease condition [pilonidal sinus]
  • Overall condition of the patient
What can happen if the pilonidal sinus is not treated?

Leaving pilonidal sinus untreated is a bad idea because it can make you suffer from severe pain also causes serious complications such as:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Formation of abscess
  • Recurrent anal infections
  • Leakage of pus
  • Risk of developing a skin cancer
Can pilonidal sinus heal on its own?

When the pilonidal sinus is acute [initial stage], it can go away on its own with a few changes in lifestyle and diet. However, dietary and lifestyle changes can only help in minimizing the severity of pilonidal sinus. In case of a severe condition, surgical treatment is the only option to cure pilonidal sinus permanently.

Will my insurance cover laser fissure surgery at Pristyn Care, Indore?

Yes, at Pristyn Care, Indore, we accept most of the insurances for your laser pilonidal sinus surgery. But before undergoing surgery, our insurance team will check all the required papers and documents. Then, after a thorough evaluation, we will let you know whether your insurance can cover the laser pilonidal sinus surgery or not. Mostly it depends on what type of insurance you chose and from where you opt for it. To know more details about the insurance claim process, you can contact us.

Is there any ayurvedic treatment for pilonidal sinus?

The primary treatment for pilonidal sinus in ayurveda is Ksharsutra. This is a special medicated procedure to treat anorectal conditions by using herbal powders and strong alkali. But ayurvedic treatments are not capable of curing the disease from its root and also takes a very long time to show effective results. The only treatment that provides permanent relief from the condition is surgical treatment.

How can I find the best doctor for pilonidal sinus near me?

To find the best proctologist in Indore who can help you with the best treatment for pilonidal sinus, you need to do a thorough research first. Take references, find out more about the doctor you want to check your condition with. Check for reviews and ratings and see what people are talking about them. Check out the doctor’s educational background and professional experience to evaluate if you can get the necessary treatment or not.

How to cure pilonidal sinus in 3 days?

Surgery is the only effective treatment that can provide relief from the condition of pilonidal sinus. Medicines and non-surgical treatment approaches for pilonidal sinus do not provide effective results and also take a long time to show results. Laser surgical treatment for pilonidal sinus is an advanced, highly effective and the safest treatment that can cure pilonidal sinus in less than 3 days.

Can pilonidal sinus cause infection?

Yes, if not treated on time, pilonidal sinus can often become infected. Once infected, the sinus may start oozing pus, blood and release foul odor. An infected pilonidal abscess can be extremely painful. The infected pilonidal tract be either surgically removed or treated.

Is pilonidal sinus operation safe?

Yes, pilonidal sinus operation is a very common anorectal surgery. It is safe and if performed under the supervision of a trained and experienced anorectal doctor, surgical approach can be highly effective in treating pilonidal sinus. Laser surgery is the most effective and safe surgical approach for pilonidal sinus treatment.

Is pilonidal sinus serious?

While the cyst alone is not very serious, once infected, the condition can be serious. Once the pilonidal sinus gets infected, it forms an abscess, causes pain and discharges smelly discharge. In that case, one should always consult with the doctor and not resort to any other treatment.

Pristyn Care has reached in Indore with the ecosystem of modern daycare procedures to provide a seamless surgical experience for patients suffering from pilonidal sinus. The proctology experts and surgeons at Pristyn Care in are curing pilonidal sinus with the most advanced laser-based treatments. Expert surgeons at Pristyn Care perform surgeries with high-precision using technologically advanced equipment. Besides, the most important advantage for patients undergoing laser surgery in Indore is better and faster recovery as it involves lesser cuts and fewer wounds. Also, modern laser surgical treatments at Pristyn Care in Indore deliver long-lasting results. The United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) approved procedures performed by the best surgeons at Pristyn Care in Indore are known for faster recovery. The young, hairy, overweight males and those who sit for long hours are at a higher risk of suffering from this condition. If you are experiencing symptoms of pilonidal sinus in Indore, make an appointment with the best doctor at Pristyn Care.

Residents of Indore can visit Pristyn Care clinic for modern pilonidal sinus treatment. They can meet the experienced doctors for a range of modern procedures and an excellent surgical outcome. Our surgeons in Indore leverage their years of experience to correctly diagnose the pilonidal sinus disease, perform advanced surgical laser procedures to cure it. If your standard care treatment in Indore is not making a significant difference then it is time to take a USFDA approved procedure. Our treatments are tailored and specialized for patients in Indore and we account for the patient’s medical history as well as recovery time. The pilonidal sinus surgery performed at Pristyn Care in Indore is a minimally invasive procedure that does not involve bigger cuts or wounds. Our motto is a better surgical outcome, minimal pain, a comfortable hospital admission, and a seamless surgical experience. Make an appointment with the best and most advanced clinic for pilonidal sinus cure in Indore.

Different surgical treatments for pilonidal sinus

Here are the different surgical treatments for pilonidal sinus treatment:

  • Laser pilonidal sinus treatment- Laser surgery for pilonidal sinus is the most effective treatment for pilonidal sinus. During the procedure, the proctologist uses a high-intensity laser beam to close off the sinus tract. The doctor removes the entire pit of the pilonidal sinus so that the infection does not recur. It is an easier and higher precision procedure to perform as compared to the earlier mentioned types of open surgery. The treatment procedure requires only one day of dressing as there are no wounds left behind to heal. The laser energy also promotes the faster healing of the site of the surgery. Thus, it takes a very short time to completely recover from laser surgery for the pilonidal sinus.
  • Incision and drainage- Incision and drainage is an open surgical procedure recommended mostly when the cyst becomes infected. It is performed with local anesthesia to make the affected area numb. The surgeon makes an incision in the cyst to drain the infectious fluid and pus. The doctor packs the hole with gauze and leaves it open to heal. It can take up to 4-6 weeks to heal the cyst completely.
  • Pilonidal cystectomy- Pilonidal cystectomy is the surgical removal of the entire pilonidal cyst. The treatment is performed after administering general/regional anesthesia. The surgeon makes a cut to remove the affected skin along with underlying hair follicles, tissues, and dead cells. If required, the doctor packs the area with surgical gauze. In cases where the infection is severe, the doctor places a tube to drain the fluid from the cyst. The tube is removed when the entire fluid is drained from the cyst.

Are there any risks and complications involved during pilonidal sinus surgery?

If performed under the guidance and supervision of a trained proctologist, surgical treatment for pilonidal sinus will not cause any risks or complications. But, like any other surgery, there might be some complications, although not severe. Some of them are:

  • Trauma and bleeding to the site – If the surgery is not performed efficiently, there can be a chance of the anal tissues getting injured. Trauma and injury to the anal tissues can even lead to bleeding. If the surgery is performed by an experienced surgeon, the chances of any injury can be cut down drastically.
  • Infection – Like any other surgery, infection is a common side effect/ complication in case of pilonidal sinus surgery too. Infection can lead to nausea and vomiting in the person. Infection, however, is not a very serious problem and can be treated with medicines. The chances of infection in case of open surgery is much higher than in laser surgery.
  • Squamous cell carcinoma – A type of skin cancer that occurs due to uncontrolled growth of the squamous cells. The condition is not very common but not unheard of. To prevent such complications, it is extremely important that the surgery is performed by an experienced and trained surgeon.
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