Pilonidal Disease, Prevention And Treatment


More people suffer from the so-called ” sinus “and 90 percent of patients are male!

In 90% of cases are diagnosed men, especially those expressed hairiness in the gluteal cleft in the lower back area above the buttocks. The disease usually occurs first during puberty when the growth of the activity of hair and sebaceous glands is amplified.

pilonidal disease ( “disease Jeep driver”) or cyst is a chronic inflammation of the soft tissue above the fold buttocks. It manifests itself most often flashpoint festering such severe pain (abscess), which locally is followed by:

– Swelling

– Redness

– Severe pain,

– Increased body temperature

– Fever and

-. weak overall organism

pilonidal disease can manifest as chronic sinus with one or more holes in the skin surface from which the content oozing flows continuously. Basically, it is a cystic cavity full of hair, fibrous tissue and inflammatory cells.

Interestingly, there is no agreement on the question of whether pilonidal cysts are congenital or acquired. However, the knowledge that has been acquired is commonly accepted because in most cases the cause of the festering is irritation of subcutaneous hairs in the deep structure of the seat area with the resulting infection.

This may occur because:

– Long stay

– irregular hygiene

– expressed hairiness in this area,

– tight and uncomfortable clothing,

– expressed sweat and friction in that area,

– infected lymph nodes,

– hair follicles damaged

: use of public toilets,

– weaken the immune system,

– allergic reactions,

– stress and poor diet, etc. .

pilonidal disease can manifest for the first time during puberty, when there is an increased secretion of the glands hair growth is stimulated therefore in this region. The disease is more common in men than in women. If left untreated it can become a chronic disease that develops gradually and expels it from the body.

The smearing of pus

spots of pus (abscess), which in large measure wounded and create tension in the seat area with redness and swelling you may explode on their own, or can drain them going through surgery.

After the infection is gone, but even if you with little effort, effort and reducing the overall resistance of the organism, abscesses festered appear again.

Another clinical form is the appearance of chronic inflammation in the seat area with light swelling and redness and pain that emphasized the long seats. One or more sinus openings appear on the surface of the skin. These openings are constantly draining pus.

The clinical form of the disease is called pilonidal sinus.

The most serious manifestation of pilonidal disease is the occurrence of one or more openings Subcutaneous channels that appear on the surface of the skin – in the ditch of the buttocks and seating area. The whole area of ​​the region is painful, inflamed and constantly festering secretion.

Preventive measures in the initial stage


The application of hot coatings for the initial stages can reduce the growth of the infection. Heat increases blood circulation effectively, therefore allowing better function of white blood cells to fight infection.

Apply warm compresses two or three times a day, depending on the size of inflammation. This way you will be able to easily download the pus. After the leak pus, the area should be washed with antibacterial soap and let dry completely. If you do not want to have an open wound you should put a bandage.

turmeric paste

Turmeric has many medicinal properties. The paste is made large part of turmeric powder and mixed with a little bitter salt (magnesium sulfate), honey, castor oil and iodine.

Apply this paste on the breast regularly until the pus from emptying.

yellow root (Hydrastis canadensis)

yellow root powder is mixed with some water in order to obtain a paste. Apply this paste several times during the day.


Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water in order to allow the body to expel toxins easier and reduce infection.


Onions has the best antiseptic properties compared to other vegetables. This helps speed up the healing process. All you have to do is cut the onions into thick slices and place on the inflamed area. Cover with a towel and change of coatings onions every 2-3 hours!

Note: Never try to pierce the bosom of his own, as it can worsen the situation and increase the intensity of infection

Surgical treatment and surgery [

preoperative preparation for the test, acute infection subsides with antibiotics or local cleaning of pus, which is made with a skin incision.

The other types described may work immediately. The surgery is performed in local anesthesia she emphasized, which means that the patient is in an easy sleep and not feel any pain. The whole area of ​​the seat, which is busy with pilonidal disease, should be completely eliminated, both in width and depth.

The wound is covered by healthy tissue consisted of fat and skin. The fabric moves then covering the defect locally in the seat area. The wound is sewn and taken care of.

Postoperative care includes frequent dressings and hygiene seating area. After ten days the points that complete the surgical part of the treatment are removed. The next step is the operative scar treatment with specific fats or creams for faster healing and fading.

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