Pilonidal Cyst | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Do I have a pilonidal cyst?
  • What treatment is best for me?
  • Will I need surgery?
  • How can I stop my pilonidal cyst from getting infected?
  • Should I avoid wearing tight clothing?
  • Could my pilonidal cyst come back?
  • Should I change the type of soap I use?
  • My child has a sacral dimple. Should I bring him/her to my doctor regularly to have it checked?

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