Colorectal Care Blog: Anal Fistula Treatment & Hemorrhoids Removal

Pilonidal Cyst: Antibiotics as a Treatment?

Pilonidal Cyst

You’re pretty sure you have a pilonidal cyst. You’re heading to the doctor for confirmation of your suspicions, but what can you expect from your appointment? Will the doctor prescribe antibiotics?Don’t count on it. While antibiotics are sometimes used for the treatment of pilonidal disease, they’re not a primary method of resolving this condition. Ahead, […]

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Pilonidal Cyst ICD 10: A Quick Guide

Pilonidal Cyst

In the medical world, pilonidal cysts and other diagnoses are each represented by a series of letters and numbers based on a system called ICD 10. Whether you are a medical provider, a billing professional, an insurance representative or a patient, it can be helpful to understand these codes. Here’s what you need to know […]

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Is Pilonidal Cyst Surgery Worth It?

Pilonidal Cyst

You already know that a pilonidal cyst can cause miserable suffering. There’s a chance that surgery could help, but would it be worth the recovery time? If you’ve heard cautionary tales from others who have had major pilonidal surgery, you might be more afraid of the post-surgery experience than your current pain.Fortunately, not all pilonidal […]

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A Guide to Hemorrhoid Management: What You Need to Know

Hemorrhoid

Approximately 15 million American adults have hemorrhoids. Many cases will heal themselves or will improve with lifestyle adjustments. Others, however, will require medical interventions. Hemorrhoid management comes in many forms, but one of the best treatment options is rubber band ligation.Hemorrhoid FactsTechnically, everyone has hemorrhoids. These blood vessels are a natural part of the anal […]

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