10 Pilonidal Cyst Symptoms

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Even when not infected, a pilonidal cyst can be uncomfortable. The skin may be more prone to irritation or feel tender when a person sits down. If an infection sets in, however, the pain can quickly become more intense.1‘Pilonidal Cyst: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments & Removal.’ Cleveland Clinic, my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15400-pilonidal-disease

Pilonidal abscesses can be extremely painful. It may be unbearable to sit and painful to stand or lie down. The abscess may need to be drained and antibiotics taken before the pain eases.3‘Abscess - Symptoms.’ Nhs.uk, 19 Oct. 2017, www.nhs.uk/conditions/abscess/symptoms/

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