I am suffering from pilondal sinus and the pain recently got worse. Can you please suggest me any effective painkiller. I got an injection of some dolo or diclofenac about 1.5 hr ago but didn't feel any better
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The initial treatment for an infected pilonidal cyst is usually a
procedure that can be performed in your doctor's office. After
numbing the area with an injection, your doctor makes a small
incision to drain the cyst. If the cyst recurs, which often happens, you
may need a more extensive surgical procedure that removes the cyst
After surgery, your doctor may choose to:
Leave the wound open. In this option, the surgical wound is left
open and packed with dressing to allow it to heal from the
inside out. This process results in a longer healing time but
usually a lower risk of a recurring pilonidal cyst infection.
Close the wound with stitches. While the healing time is shorter
with this option, there's a greater risk of recurrence. Some
surgeons make the incision to the side of the cleft of the
buttocks, where healing is particularly difficult.
Wound care is extremely important after surgery. Your doctor or nurse
will give you detailed instructions on how to change dressings, what
to expect of a normal healing process and when to call the doctor.
You may also need to shave around the surgical site to prevent hairs
from entering the wound.
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