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How to Clean a Pilonidal Cyst

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When your backside is painful and inflamed, the last thing you might want to do is wash and dry it. You might worry that scrubbing around the spot will cause more pain or aggravate your condition.Despite these fears, proper cleaning is an essential component of pilonidal care. Learning how to clean a pilonidal cyst will […]

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How to Sleep After Pilonidal Cyst Surgery

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Getting good sleep after a surgical procedure can be challenging, especially when the wound is on your backside. In one study, nearly half of patients with a pilonidal sinus wound reported that there were at least six nights in which they struggled to sleep well. That statistic may leave you feeling concerned about whether pilonidal […]

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Pilonidal Cyst: Antibiotics as a Treatment?

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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

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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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