You should seek treatment if you suffer from a pilonidal sinus. Pilonidal sinuses are caused by a sac of pus near the base of the skull. The sac may become filled with fluid, which can cause pressure to build up in the skull. This pressure can eventually result in headaches, dizziness, and seizures. If you experience any of these symptoms, then you should contact your doctor. Depending on your condition, your doctor can recommend the best treatment option.
There are several types of pilonidal sinuses, most commonly located between the buttocks (the natal cleft), but they may also occur in other areas, such as the armpits, groin or navel. Symptoms include:
In order to relieve your symptoms, your doctor may recommend one of the following outpatient treatments: