What is Pilonidal Sinus?

A pilonidal sinus is a small cyst that occurs in the cleft, the top part of the buttocks. Usually, a pilonidal sinus consists of hair, debris and dirt. It can catch infections and cause severe pain. With infection, it can ooze pus, blood and have foul odor. This affects men in most conditions and is quite common in young adults, who sit for long hours and have no physical activities in their daily routine.
MGM Hospital CBD offers a range of treatments for pilonidal sinus, including minimally invasive and laser-assisted techniques for faster healing and reduced pain.
The hospital's team of experienced doctors and surgeons use the latest techniques and technology to provide effective and personalized care for patients with pilonidal sinus.



If you experience any of these Pilonidal Sinus symptoms, it's important to seek medical attention from a our healthcare provider:

  • Low grade fever
  • Swelling of cyst
  • Pain while sitting or standing
  • Reddened and sore skin around the depression
  • Pus or blood oozing out from the depression
  • Foul odor in the sac
  • Hair protruding from the area
  • Holes in the skin
  • More sinus tracts over a period of time.


Our healthcare staff at MGM Hospital assists in the identification of the following Pilonidal Sinus causes:

  • Changing of hormones after puberty Growth of hair
  • Friction from clothes
  • Spending a lot of time sitting


Our healthcare providers can provide personalized advice on how to reduce your risk of developing pilonidal sinus and can help identify and treat the condition if it does occur:

  • Male gender
  • Age in twenties
  • Inactive lifestyle
  • Prolonged sitting
  • Obesity
  • Excess body hair


At MGM Hospital CBD, Our healthcare providers can provide following personalized advice on how to prevent pilonidal sinus:

  • Maintaining cleanliness and hygiene
  • Staying fit and active
  • Avoiding sitting for long hours at a stretch

How is it diagnosed?

Our healthcare providers will take the time to listen to your concerns, perform a thorough physical examination, and recommend the most appropriate diagnostic tests to confirm the diagnosis: No specific laboratory studies or tests are needed to diagnose pilonidal disease and its sequel or differentiate it from other disease entities. A clinical diagnosis best elicited by history and physical examination findings is sufficient.
MGM Hospital CBD offers diagnostic procedures for Pilonidal Sinus, which is a condition that occurs in the area between the buttocks and can cause pain, swelling, and infection.
MGM Hospital CBD provides several diagnostic procedures to evaluate patients who may require Pilonidal Sinus, including:
• Imaging tests
• physical examination
• Sinogram
• Blood tests


How is it treated?

MGM Hospital CBD provides comprehensive treatment for Pilonidal Sinus through a team of experienced and skilled doctors.
The doctors at MGM Hospital CBD work closely with each patient to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets their individual needs.

Minimally invasive

Minimally invasive pilonidal sinus treatment, also known as pit-pick surgery, is a procedure used to treat pilonidal sinus disease. It is a minimally invasive technique that involves the use of a special instrument to remove the infected tissue and debris from the sinus tract, without the need for a large incision.

Laser treatment

Laser treatment for pilonidal sinus is a minimally invasive surgical technique that uses a laser beam to remove and seal the pilonidal sinus tract. The procedure involves making a small incision and inserting a laser fiber into the sinus tract. The laser energy is then used to ablate and seal the sinus, effectively destroying it.

Laser ablation

Laser ablation is a minimally invasive treatment option for pilonidal sinus. It involves using a laser to destroy the sinus tract, which is the narrow channel or tunnel that forms under the skin. This procedure can be performed in an outpatient setting, and patients typically experience minimal pain and discomfort during the recovery period.

Laser therapy

Laser therapy for pilonidal sinus is a minimally invasive treatment option that uses a laser to destroy the infected tissue in the sinus cavity. During the procedure, a small fiber optic probe is inserted into the sinus cavity and laser energy is directed at the infected tissue to kill it.


Laser-assisted pilonidal sinus treatment (LAPT) is a minimally invasive procedure that uses laser energy to remove the affected tissue in the sinus tract. It involves the insertion of a laser fiber into the sinus tract, which then emits energy to vaporize and remove the diseased tissue.


Pilonidal sinus treatment may involve various procedures, including surgical or non-surgical options. While some treatments may cause discomfort or pain, efforts can be made to minimize pain during and after the procedure.

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