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About 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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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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Causes

  • Wearing Tight Clothes
  • Hair Puncture
  • Hormonal changes
  • Sitting for long hours
  • Obesity

Symptoms

  • 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

Treatment

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Diagnosis

The diagnosis of Pilonidal sinus requires a physical exam & the doctor may ask a few questions about the symptoms, supplements or medications.

Procedure

The diagnosis of Pilonidal sinus requires a physical exam & the doctor may ask a few questions about the symptoms, supplements or medications.

The treatment of Pilonidal Sinus depends on the nature and the type of cyst. Laser surgery is regarded as the most effective treatment for Pilonidal Sinus. In this least invasive treatment, a particular laser fiber is used to send high-intensity light energy into the Sinus which destroys the wound and collapses the infected tract. Before this, the patient is provided with local anesthesia to remove the pit and hair strands in the cyst. This is done through a small incision. In many cases, no incision is performed at all; the laser treatment alone is used to heal the cyst. Laser surgery treatment can also be carried out if there is more than one cyst or Sinus tract.

Laser surgery is regarded as the most effective treatment for Pilonidal Sinus. In this least invasive treatment, a particular laser fiber is used to send high-intensity light energy into the Sinus which destroys the wound and collapses the infected tract. Before this, the patient is provided with local anesthesia to remove the pit and hair strands in the cyst. This is done through a small incision. In many cases, no incision is performed at all; the laser treatment alone is used to heal the cyst. Laser surgery treatment can also be carried out if there is more than one cyst or Sinus tract.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any treatment of pilonidal sinus without surgery?

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The Most Advanced Pilonidal Sinus Treatment in Kanpur

There are various techniques to combat formation of cyst. These include lancing, in which a small hole is made to open the abscess; surgical treatment, in which sinus and some other surrounding skin is cut out; limberg flap, in which large or repeatedly infected sinus is eliminated by cutting out skin. However, the laser treatment provided by Pristyn Care in Kanpur is considered to be the most advanced technology for curing pilonidal sinus.

With laser surgery available in Kanpur, the infected person can enjoy various benefits such as fastest recovery, minimal cuts and wounds along with negligible pain. We use this technology to treat the cyst by passing laser energy onto the infected area to remove or reduce the excessive hair growth, the main cause of pilonidal sinus.

The Best Possible Laser Surgery in Kanpur

One can find the nearest and best doctors at Pristyn Care in Kanpur for healing pilonidal sinus disease. Our proficient team of doctors firstly evaluate all the parameters like the size of sinus, if it recurring problem, whether the patient is experiencing pain, etc. and then subject the patient to the best possible treatment options suitable to him or her.

The laser surgery is deemed to be most modern and advanced technique that minimizes risk of infection and recurrence. We, at Pristyn Care, ensure that our patients get a hassle-free experience with benefits like no cost EMI, free pick and drop facility and free post-surgery follow-ups. We also help in approving your health insurance and ensure discharge within few hours of surgery.

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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