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Dr. Arun Phophalia
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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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I had operated for pilonidal cyst 4 mounts ago and now It

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I had operated for pilonidal cyst 4 mounts ago and now It opened and pus and blood flowed
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Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 17 days ago.

I am sorry but pilonidal cyst has a high rate of recurrence.

You will need a magnetic resonance sinogram for the evaluation and maybe surgery again.

I wish your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.

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Customer: replied 17 days ago.
What I need to do to now?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 17 days ago.

You need to clean it with a sterile gauge dipped in Betadine.

If the pus is significant, you may need a course of antibiotics and dressing.

If the discharge is less you may keep it open and clean it twice a day.