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Are Pilonidal Cysts Cancerous?

Pilonidal Cysts

When you or someone close to you is diagnosed with pilonidal disease, you might be concerned about the prognosis for this condition. You might even wonder, “Are pilonidal cysts cancerous?”  Fortunately, although they are unpleasant, pilonidal cysts rarely pose an extreme danger. In a very few cases, the site can develop cancerous growths, but the […]

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What Is a Pilonidal Sinus?

Pilonidal Sinus

If you search for information on what could be causing pain in your tailbone, you might quickly stumble onto the possibility that you have a pilonidal sinus. Then you’ll start to wonder, “What is a pilonidal sinus?” The following guide can help you learn more about the basics of this condition, why it happens, and what […]

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How Common Are Pilonidal Cysts?

How Common Are Pilonidal Cysts?

If you suspect that you’ve been afflicted with pilonidal disease, you might wonder, “How common are pilonidal cysts?” More accurately termed “pilonidal sinus,” this condition develops at the cleft of the buttocks. It can cause pain and inflammation, and the affected area may secrete fluids.  Because a pilonidal sinus affects a private area, you might […]

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Pilonidal Cyst or Sinus: What’s the Difference and Why the Terminology Matters

If you’ve been diagnosed with a pilonidal problem, you’ve probably spent time searching the internet for information about your condition. As you do, you’re likely to come across two different terms. Some resources say “pilonidal cysts.” Others refer to this problem as “pilonidal sinuses.”Are these two different names for the same condition, or is there […]

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