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My god doc! Marsupialization "sounds" more threatening than pilonidal cyst. My computer dictionary doesn't even carry this word.
Currently, I feel fine "back there" if I do not sit on it. Are you aware of any process or procedure a person my perform to avoid the actually development of a pilonidal cyst?
I do not feel any pain other than when I actually apply pressure back there by sitting. But I know that pain from my childhood.
Well, of course, we're assuming this is a pilonidal cyst and if it's just a case of an infected sebaceous cyst or folliculitis--hair shaft infection--surgery isn't necessary if it drains on its own. If it is just a simple cyst, after the infection resolves, to prevent it from becoming infected again, it should be excised under local anesthesia. If the pain resolves, for now, no need to see a doctor.