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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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    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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    Diagnosis of Pilonidal Sinus in Vizag

    The doctor physically examines the pilonidal sinus and inquires about the symptoms and medications you have had for Pilonidal Sinus. A thorough examination is necessary to access the seriousness of the situation.

    Pilonidal Sinus Surgery in Visakhapatnam

    If the symptoms of Pilonidal sinus keep getting severe with time and all the remedies fail, then reach out to your nearest doctor in Visakhapatnam. The modern laser-assisted technique to get rid of Pilonidal Sinus are more effective than any other remedies. If your condition has reached a stage where surgery is needed, we advise you to immediately reach out to the best pilonidal sinus doctor for the advanced surgical treatment instead of open surgery. Do not delay the treatment, to avoid any complications.

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    Dr. Pankaj Sareen

    MBBS, MS - General Surgery

    20 Years Experience

    "Pilonidal Sinus is a fairly common condition among people. It usually happens because of improper hygiene, physical inactivity, and long sitting hours. Once formed, it will keep recurring and oozing of pus, debris and at times- hair particles. This is why, a proper cleaning and removal through a catheter is the only final solution. I suggest you seek a good general surgeon/ proctologist at the earliest or the pain only severes and you risk forming other anorectal diseases such as infections and anal fistula."

    Why Pristyn Care for Pilonidal Sinus Surgery?

    Delivering Seamless Surgical Experience in India


    Advanced Treatment Through Laser Surgery

    At Pristyn Care, you can avail advanced pilonidal sinus treatment surgery using a laser for better results and quicker recovery without any postoperative complications.


    FREE Appointment with Experienced Proctologists

    At Pristyn Care, we have expert proctologists with 8-10 years of experience in performing advanced pilonidal sinus treatment surgery with successful results.


    Quick Recovery With Effective Results

    Pristyn Care promises quick recovery from pilonidal sinus pain with advanced treatments. Most patients experience effective relief from anal pain and discomfort within a couple of weeks of treatment.


    End-to-end Process Assistance

    Pristyn Care provides end-to-end process handling for all patients. From the beginning of the pilonidal sinus treatment to treatment conclusion, a care coordinator will remain in touch with you.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What happens if you leave a pilonidal cyst untreated?

    For several patients with pilonidal disease, surgery is a last resort. Pilonidal cysts are exquisitely painful and if the condition is left untreated, the pilonidal cyst can infect the blood and may result in horrible sepsis.

    What is the cost of pilonidal sinus surgery in Visakhapatnam?

    The average cost of pilonidal sinus surgery in Visakhapatnam ranges from Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 95,000. To get a closer estimate of how much the treatment will cost you specifically, it is better if you get in touch with a reputed and reliable daycare provider like Pristyn Care.

    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.

    What is the permanent solution for pilonidal sinus?

    Most anorectal surgeons consider surgery to be the permanent and most effective treatment of pilonidal sinus. While other lines of treatment can provide temporary relief or manage the severity of the condition, permanent cure can only be achieved through surgical treatment.

    Can I consult any anorectal specialist online for the condition of pilonidal sinus?

    If you are looking for an anorectal specialist in Visakhapatnam who can provide you treatment for pilonidal sinus, you can contact Pristyn Care. Pristyn Care houses some of the best anorectal specialists in Visakhapatnam who have years of experience in treating pilonidal sinus with a high success rate.

    Can a pilonidal cyst cause dangerous conditions?

    In normal conditions, the surgical removal of the pilonidal cyst can be performed without complications. The most important fact to remember is that a pilonidal cyst may recur for some people after surgical removal. This condition is rarely seen but it can form a skin cancer in the cyst.

    What to do when you diagnose a pilonidal cyst?

    If the infection is in the early stages of cyst formation, you are likely to see redness, swelling, and pain. To ease any pain you might want to try soaking in a tub of warm water or a sitz bath. It is also known that while taking a sitz bath, your cyst may open and drain on its own this way.

    Should I take natural treatments or wait for it to heal?

    The condition, pilonidal sinus, is a space under the skin that forms in place of the abscess after the clean-up of the abscess. In some cases, it may heal and close by itself. However, more commonly, the sinus has to be cut out.

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    Get the Advanced Treatment of Pilonidal sinus in Visakhapatnam

    It is seen that because of leading a sedentary lifestyle, pilonidal sinus has gotten more common in the young-adult age group and rare cases in people above the age of 40 years. Nearly 2-5% of the population in Visakhapatnam is affected by this disease. Also, males are affected about 3 times more than females. It occurs in the lower part of the back region and usually affects young, hairy, overweight males who sweat a lot. Another reason for pilonidal sinus is sitting for long hours.

    If you are seeking advanced treatment for pilonidal sinus in Visakhapatnam, then Pristyn Care is the ideal destination. We are a multi-specialty daycare provider that employs the latest USFDA approved surgical techniques for the treatment of various diseases, including pilonidal sinus.

    We employ advanced laser technology to treat pilonidal sinus in a minimally invasive way. In this procedure, the sinus tract is ablated using the radial laser fiber. The fluid collected in the cyst is drained efficiently so that the wound can heal properly.

    Laser treatment is a quick and and effective method to treat pilonidal sinus. It takes only 30-45 minutes to perform the surgery and the patient is sent home on the same day. The recovery period after the surgery is 2-7 days and you’ll be able to return to your regular activities without any difficulty.

    If you have symptoms of pilonidal sinus or taking treatments already for discharge from the anal region, but not feeling any better, schedule an appointment with the best pilonidal sinus doctor in Visakhapatnam.

    Why it’s important to get proper treatment for pilonidal sinus?

    Pilonidal sinus begins with a small pimple kind of structure and grows into a big cyst that causes severe pain and discomfort. As bacteria start to grow in the cyst, there are higher chances of the cyst getting infected. Without treatment, the problem will get severe and may lead to the following complications:

    • Abscess formation: If an abscess starts to form, it’ll cause immense pain. A bloody discharge will leak consistently from the cyst increasing the chance of spreading the infection.
    • Inflammation in the Affected Area: A stinging pain or soreness will be present around the cyst due to inflammation.
    • Chances of Developing Multiple Cyst: As the infection from the cyst starts to spread, you’ll have a higher risk of developing multiple cysts.
    • Anal Fistula: One of the most serious complications of not getting treatment for pilonidal sinus is an anal fistula. The infected cyst will start growing both externally and internally creating a tract or tunnel in the anal region. At this point, only surgery will be effective to treat the problem.
    • Increased Risk of Cancer: As pilonidal sinus occurs on the skin surface, it can increase the risk of skin cancer, i.e., squamous cell carcinoma. Though it is a rare complication, that doesn’t mean that you can leave the pilonidal sinus untreated.

    If you want to avoid these problems, get in touch with Pristyn Care and consult our expert pilonidal sinus doctors in Visakhapatnam for a permanent solution.

    Consult Our Highly Experienced Pilonidal Sinus Doctors in Vizag

    Pristyn Care has a dedicated team of pilonidal sinus doctors in Visakhapatnam. All of our doctors are trained and certified to perform laser-assisted procedures. They have more than 8 years of experience in providing medical and surgical treatment for pilonidal sinus. If you wish to consult with specialists, get in touch with Pristyn Care today.

    We will book your appointment with one of our specialists and you can consult them online or offline at your convenience. Give us a call today and get help from experts. They will not only help you get rid of the problem but also provide guidance on how to avoid it in the future.

    Choose Pristyn Care for Laser Pilonidal Sinus Surgery in Vizag

    Pristyn Care has a dedicated team of doctors who understand that all patients require quality treatment. Hence, our medical and non-medical staff work together to provide a seamless surgical experience to the patients. Along with the advanced treatment and experienced surgeon, we offer additional services to the patients, such as:

    • 30% discount on the diagnostic tests
    • A single deluxe room in the hospital
    • 100% insurance claim and full assistance
    • Flexible payment options with No-Cost EMI
    • Free cab service for easy commute on the day of surgery
    • Free post-surgery follow-ups

    Our medical coordinators also stay connected with the patient to help them in every possible way.

    Our primary goal is to make your treatment journey hassle-free and comfortable. To learn more about our services, you can call us and book a consultation at the nearest Pristyn Care clinic for pilonidal sinus treatment in Vizag.

    Visit the Nearest Pristyn Care Clinic for Pilonidal Sinus Treatment in Vizag

    Now you don’t have to worry about going to metro cities to undergo surgery for pilonidal sinus. Pristyn Care offers advanced pilonidal sinus treatment in Visakhapatnam. We are associated with top hospitals and clinics in Vizag to make it possible for everyone to seek optimal medical care within the city. You only need to give us a call and we will schedule a consultation at the nearest Pristyn Care clinic at the earliest.

    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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      I had been suffering from pilonidal sinus for a long time, and it was impacting my daily life. When I came across Pristyn Care laser treatment, I was relieved to find a safe and minimally invasive option. My experience with Pristyn Care was excellent from start to finish. The laser procedure itself was associated with minimal pain and risks. I am grateful to have found such a reliable and safe solution.

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      Pristyn Care's no-cost EMI option made my pilonidal sinus treatment affordable and accessible. I was hesitant to undergo the treatment due to the financial implications, but when I found out about their EMI facility, it gave me the confidence to proceed. Thanks to Pristyn Care's no-cost EMI option, I could prioritize my health without compromising my finances.

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      Pristyn Care's focus on efficient processes and comfortable facilities made my pilonidal sinus treatment journey seamless. My care coordinator streamlined appointments, minimizing wait times and ensuring smooth transitions between different stages of care. The clinic's facilities were also modern and inviting, creating a calming environment. Pristyn Care's commitment to efficient processes and comfortable facilities significantly impacted my overall experience.

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      Pristyn Care's emphasis on minimally invasive techniques for pilonidal sinus treatment truly impressed me. They suggested laser surgery which resulted in smaller incisions and reduced healing time. The skilled surgeons performed the procedure with precision, and I experienced minimal discomfort during the recovery period. Overall it was a good experience.


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