Pilonidal Sinus

pilonidal sinus treatmentHuman skin is a delicate part of all the organs. For the same reason, it is highly vulnerable too. Pilonidal Sinus is basically a tunnel that is caused on the surface of the skin. This tunnel can also be termed as a tiny hole. Pilonidal Sinus is caused specifically in the cleft area of the buttocks region. It forms exactly in the gap that initiates the buttocks region. Multiple numbers of holes may be caused in the cleft while the same may not be visible from outside. However, each one of them will be well connected through a tunnel that forms underneath the skin in the buttocks area. Best Pilonidal Sinus Laser Treatment in Junnar is provided by Dr. Phapale who specializes in Laser surgery and all conventional surgery. Let us have a detailed look at Pilonidal Sinus and the various aspects attached to the same.

What causes Pilonidal Sinus?

There is no particular reason attributed to why a Pilonidal Sinus is caused. When hair follicles pierce into the skin, due to various reasons enlisted below, Pilonidal Sinus is caused.

  • Obesity can lead to Pilonidal Sinus
  • Excessive Hair covering the body can be a cause for Pilonidal Sinus in many
  • Sitting for a long time owing to job or driving reasons causes Pilonidal Sinus

Symptoms of Pilonidal Sinus

Pilonidal Sinus does not actually show out through symptoms unless it gets infected. However, care needs to be taken if the following symptoms persist for prolonged periods of time.

  • Fever which is as high as 38C or higher
  • Pain in the buttocks region particularly in the cleft
  • Blood oozing out of the sinus
  • A small lump that can be felt underneath the skin
  • Unpleasant foul smelling pus oozing out of the Sinus in the cleft region of buttocks
  • The skin surface above and around the cleft appearing reddish

Symptoms of Pilonidal Sinus develop in such a fast manner that the pain experienced will be excruciating. Such excruciating pain experienced will make routine activities like lying down and sitting painful actions. This will restrict you from carrying on with your routine chores including affecting peaceful sleep.

Pilonidal Sinus Treatment 

Precaution is the best recommendation when Pilonidal Sinus is discussed. Some preventive actions and treatment options for Pilonidal Sinus are given below for better understanding of all concerned.

Cleaning the buttocks area during bathing as well as before going to bed in the night times is a good preventive measure

Keeping the buttocks area dry is another tip to prevent Pilonidal Sinus

Seeking immediate medical attention as soon as one feels the prevalence of Pilonidal Sinus symptoms is recommended

Two main kinds of treatments provided are antibiotic medications and pus drainage through incision technique

Advanced level Pilonidal Sinus must be removed through surgery options available for the same

Check with Dr. Phapale who offers the best Pilonidal Sinus treatment in Junnar. Get rid of Pilonidal Sinus disallowing it to become infectious by treating it on time.


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