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What are pilonidal cyst?

' Pilonidal ' means nest of hairs. A pilonidal sinus is a tube like random shape structure which contains a tuft of hairs. This cyst / abscess with infected tissues, pus, blood is found under the skin covering the last part of back bone - tail bone between the buttocks. It is also called as "Jeep- Bottom " because this is very common in Jeep drivers.

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Who gets pilonidal cyst?

This condition affects around 26 in 100,000 people each year in UK. But this is more in India. It is rare in children and in people over the age of 40. It is four times more common in men (as they are hairier than women).

Certain factors increase the risk of developing the condition and include:

  • A job involving a lot of sitting (a sedentary occupation)
  • Being overweight (obesity)
  • A previous persistent irritation or injury to the affected area
  • Having a hairy, deep natal cleft
  • A family history of the condition

Symptoms of pilonidal cyst

  • External sinus opening seen at the base of spine between the buttocks
  • Pus discharge from the lump on lower back
  • History of recurrent swelling & abscess on lower back
  • Fever, pain

Causes of pilonidal sinus

  • Lack of cleanliness in sacral region
  • Over sweating
  • Improper sitting style
  • Twisting of hairs below skin causing infection to hair root

How to cure Pilonidal cyst / sinus?

Pilonidal sinus treatment is a challenge for modern medical science. Antibiotics & advance surgeries can not assure the removal of pilonidal sinus & infection. Any drug of any pathy ( ayurvedic, homeopathic or allopathic ) can control the pilonidal sinus infection but can not cure pilonidal sinus completely. So do not waste your time & money in the hope of some miracle.

How Ksharsutra Treatment works for Pilonidal sinus

In our clinic, in India we treat pilonidal sinus only by Kshar Sutra treatment. This treatment is the best alternative for modern surgery techniques. Ksharsutra treatment is now replacing all complex surgeries for pilonidal sinus with great success rate.

We have developed different probes & techniques for pilonidal sinus. Using appropriate technique kshar sutra is inserted correctly in the pilonidal sinus. The success of the treatment depend on two things - quality of ksharsutra & its correct insertion in the pilonidal sinus. We take care of both. This herbal thread is changed after every 7 days. Duration of treatment is 4 to 8 weeks. The duration & cost of the treatment depend on the length & stage of pilonidal cyst. No recurrence , no daily dressing required , no hospitalization required , no bed rest and patient can resume his / her routine work within few hours.

Thus pilonidal sinus / cyst can be cured permanently without surgery.

Importance of Kshar sutra treatment

Actually all modern surgical & medicinal techniques are just to remove the existing infection in the pilonidal sinus. But the ksharsutra treatment in Ayurveda has much more thoughts beyond that. this herbal therapy is not only removes the infection but helps human body to create new healthy tissue naturally. The quality of this tissue is so miraculous that it will not get infected easily. So in our clinic in Pune we are able to cure pilonidal cyst patients without antibiotics

* Pilonidal cyst can be cured permanently without surgery.

* You can avoid surgery by this natural way. It has low recovery time & high success rate.

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We have treated patients from many cities in India like Pune, Nashik, Mumbai, New Mumbai, Satara, Kolhapur, Sangli, Solapur, Panvel, Khopoli, Ahmadnagar, Shirdi, Kankavli, Shrivardhan, Ratnagiri ( Maharashtra ), Kolkata ( West Bengal ), Delhi, Ahmadabad, Rajkot ( Gujarat ), Banglore, Udupi, Hubli, Gulbarga ( Karnataka ), Guntur ( Andhra Pradesh ), Hyderabad ( Telangana ), Panaji ( Goa ), Hisar ( Haryana ), Pathankot ( Punjab ), Chennai ( Tamil nadu ), Jamshedpur ( Jharkhand ). Also patients from Dubai ( UAE ), Toronto, Vancouver ( Canada ), Las vegas ( Nevada ), Atlanta ( Georgia ), San Francisco, San Jose ( California ), Boston ( Massachusetts ), Seattle ( Washington ), Phoenix ( Arizona ), Michigan, New Mexico ( All from USA ), London ( England ), Melbourne, Perth, Canberra ( Australia ), Kuwait, Bahrain, Germany, Sweden, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Philippines, Sudan are cured.

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Diet and routine activities for Pilonidal sinus

From the day of Kshara sutra threading procedure, light diet is advised. Patient is also advised to take plenty of fluids, blend diet, green vegetables, salad and seasonal fruits. Avoid non-vegetarian, spicy and fermented food. Sitting in warm water is useful for cleaning & pain relief. Take a walk at least 2 kilometers per day.


Many patients wander here and there in search of any doctor or medicines to cure pilonidal sinus and often waste their time, money and energy by getting trapped in the misleading advertisements, quacks etc. Remember pilonidal sinus is curable by kshar sutra treatment. Most of the patients ignore this disease till they feel large abscess & severe pain. Advance medical surgeries & antibiotics don't assure 100% cure at first surgery. Beware of quacks and false claims, advertisements like those of injection treatment, herbal treatment etc. seen commonly in media. They can harm your health and can lead to complications like anal fistula. Don't try home remedies.

Surgical Treatments

As modern is unable to cure fistula, they always try invent new techniques for it. Here is short information of other techniques available in the world.

Conservative Treatment

If you are not experiencing severe pain and there is no sign of inflammation, you allopathic doctor will usually prescribe a broad-spectrum antibiotic (effective in treating a wide range of different bacteria). If this treatment resolves the problem, your doctor will recommend regular hair removal (shaving) of the site and particular attention to hygiene.


Under local anesthesia the abscess is cut opened and hair, blood, pus are removed to clean the cyst.The wound is allowed to heal from the inside out. The wound usually heals within four weeks, and many patients will require no further treatment.

Phenol Injection

Under local anesthesia phenol (a chemical compound used as an antiseptic) is injected into the cyst. This procedure may need to be repeated several times. Eventually, this treatment will cause the lesion to harden and close.

The recurrence rate after phenol injection is high. Therefore, it is becoming less common and is gradually being replaced by surgery.


If you have a recurring pilonidal sinus or multiple sinus tracts, your doctor will recommensurgical procedure. Here the infected part will be cut and removed. the surgeon will stitch the wounds closed. After surgery, your doctor will explain how to change the dressings and will recommend shaving the site to prevent hairs from growing into the wound.

There is huge failure rate for this type of surgeries. The procedure & drugs can't assure complete cure as they can remove only infection but not root cause.

Z-plasty Surgery

This technique is used in closure of wound after pilonidal sinus removal. This may reduce chances of recurrence.

Plastic surgery technique

In some cases, where the sinus recurs or is extensive, plastic surgery may be advised to remove the sinus and refashion the nearby skin.

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