Can pilonidal sinus be treated without surgery?

June | 2021

What is Pilonidal Sinus?

A pilonidal sinus is an abnormal pocket or a small cyst in the skin which generally develops in buttocks. It is present near the tailbone, near the top of the cleft of the buttocks. In most cases, it consists of dirt, hair and debris. It can easily turn infectious and cause severe pain if not treated in the correct manner.

Pilonidal sinuses are more common in men and in young adults. It can also develop in people with prolonged sitting hours and sedentary lifestyle.

What Causes a Pilonidal Sinus?

Healthcare professionals at House of Doctor explain that there are no exact causes of a pilonidal sinus. However, there are some contributing factors which can lead to development of a pilonidal sinus. These include-

  • Change in hormone levels
  • Excess hair growth in the buttock areaPilonidal sinuses can be troublesome and can cause immense discomfort if they develop pain. Therefore, choosing the right pilonidal sinus treatment option is essential. Also, opting for an expert healthcare service provider like House of Doctors is pivotal for experiencing a stress-free treatment. However, stressing about painful surgeries lasting for hours is no more an option as pilonidal sinus can be treated without surgery.
  • Friction from garments (Tight clothing)
  • Prolonged sitting hours

When should you get treated with House of Doctors?

Overlooking certain symptoms and not receiving the correct treatment can make the pilonidal sinus even worse. We suggest you to contact us immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms-

  • Mild to extreme pain
  • Discomfort while sitting
  • Reddened area
  • Drainage of pus from the abscess
  • Drainage of foul smelling liquid
  • Fever and extreme fatigue
  • Nausea or vomiting

Do Not Delay Your Treatment with Us !

A pilonidal sinus may seem harmless initially but can gradually turn infectious and problematic. Delaying the treatment is equal to not getting it. Avoiding or delaying treatment can hinder your daily life and can lead to the following-

  • Inability to sit due to pain
  • Pain even while walking or lying down
  • Spreading of infections to other parts
  • Formation of multiple internal tracks
  • Development of sinus cavities

Treatment Options

At House of Doctors, our experienced surgeons examine your cyst carefully to provide you with the treatment options which best suit your needs. A lot of conventional methods are available, but because we care about your requirements, we suggest proctology laser treatment for a smooth cure. Generally, the following treatment options are provided depending on the nature of the cyst (pilonidal sinus)-

  • Cyst drainage

    This procedure requires lesser time and can happen at one of our facilities. Our surgeon makes a small incision (cut) and drains the fluid from your infected sinus.

  • Antibiotic treatment

    If you are not experiencing any severe symptoms then our doctor prescribes you antibiotics. They can only treat skin inflammation. However, antibiotics can’t treat pilonidal cysts completely.

  • Laser therapy

    One of the most advanced, safe and easy proctological surgical methods. In this method, our surgeon removes the ingrown hair and prevents the cyst from recurring.

Pilonidal Laser Treatment with House of Doctors

While there might be a range of pilonidal sinus surgery types available, our esteemed surgeons advise laser treatment methods for a better, pain-less surgery and hassle free procedures. Our doctors recommend surgical procedure for a recurring pilonidal sinus for multiple sinus tracts. Prior to the surgery, your consulting surgeon will explain to you pilonidal sinus surgery steps for clarity and satisfaction.

For this procedure our surgeon gives you local anesthesia. In laser treatment for pilonidal sinus, our surgeon uses controlled laser energy is allowed to burn down the internal walls of the sinus. This induces the scarring to take place and finally the walls of the sinus collapses causing the tracts to close. Any hair follicles inside the sinus are cleaned by the surgeon with the help of a gauge piece. All the dirt and pus accumulated inside is also removed.

Once the laser treatment is completed, the wounds are sealed and allowed to heal naturally. At House of Doctors, we focus on using an amalgamation of Laser techniques and Minimally invasive procedures which increases the success rate of the surgery, makes it safer and reduces the chances of recurrence.

Why choose Pilonidal Laser Treatment?

Laser treatment comes with many advantages over conventional surgery-

  • 1 Day hospital stay
  • 40 minute process
  • Quick recover , faster healing
  • No loss of blood
  • No cuts or scars
  • Complete cure- No recurrence
  • Painless method

Get the right pilonidal sinus treatment with House of Doctors

If you are frustrated with the problem of recurrent pilonidal sinus and are unable to receive the right treatment you must contact the House of Doctors right away which offers you state-of-the-art day care facilities and highly advanced surgical options.

House of Doctors offers superspeciality care for pilonidal sinus and extends the best expertise with our highly renowned doctors and medical staff. Our proctological pilonidal treatment methods are the latest and offer the best success rates.

If you wish to get rid of your pilonidal sinus, get in touch with House of Doctors


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