Pilonidal Cyst | Prevention

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How can I help prevent an infection of my pilonidal cyst in the future?

  • Shave around the cyst area to help prevent hairs from getting into the cyst.
  • Clean the cyst area with a mild soap and rinse well to remove any soap residue.
  • Avoid sitting for long periods of time.

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 12/09

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