In its most common form, the disease is characterized by fistula or sinus located just a few inches behind the anus anal , and usually with “Hairs”. The term Pilonidal Sinus refers to (Pilus hair, as well as Nidus and Nest). The condition has been increasing in the last few years in terms of frequency.
A pilonidal as it is evident from the name, is a narrow canal or the hole that lies between your buttocks (underneath the skin). One of the most distinctive features of the pilonidal snore is hair (the hair tears the skin and is absorbed in the sinus). A pilonidal or pilonidal cyst may also be filled with dirt, skin debris. A pilonidal cyst infection cyst could cause the release of pus and blood from the cyst, which can be unpleasant and can cause severe pain.
The pilonidal is much more prevalent in young males (often less than 40 years old) as compared to females.
The signs and the discomfort that occur by pilonidal sinuses include