Instructions for after your Pilonidal Cyst surgery

Western Wake Surgical, PC
Eric D. Duberman, MD
155 Parkway Office Ct. Suite 101
Cary, N.C. 27518
Instructions for after your Pilonidal Cyst surgery
1. Remove the dressing the morning after your surgery.
There is no packing in the wound to remove.
2. Sit in a warm tub for 15 minutes. Do not add anything to
the water.
3. The wound does not need to be covered, but you may
wish to use a pad to avoid staining of underwear.
4. Sit in a warm tub for 15 minutes twice a day.
5. If there is any bleeding after removal of the initial dressing,
place direct pressure on the wound with a cloth for five
minutes. If the bleeding does not stop call the doctor.
6. Expect some drainage form the wound until healing is
7. A low-grade fever of less than 100.8 is normal for the first
few days after surgery. A higher fever, chills, or sweats
should be reported to your doctor.
8. Your follow up appointment is on:__________________.
(2 weeks from surgery date)
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