Laparoscopic Surgeon in Mumbai – Dr Pradeep Shriyan

Pilonidal Sinus Treatment in Mumbai

Pilonidal Sinus Treatment Specialist in Goregaon Mumbai Suburban

What is Pilonidal Sinus:

A pilonidal sinus (PNS) is a small hole or tunnel in the skin, near of hair. It may fill with fluid or pus, causing the formation of a cyst or abscess. It occurs in the cleft at the top of the buttocks. A pilonidal cyst usually contains hair, dirt, and debris. It can cause severe pain and can often become infected. If it becomes infected, it may ooze pus and blood and have a foul odour.
A pilonidal cyst is a round sac of tissue that’s filled with air or fluid. This common type of cyst is located in the crease of the buttocks and is usually caused by a skin infection.
These cysts are usually caused by a skin infection and they often have ingrown hairs inside.

What are the causes of pilonidal sinus disease?

The exact cause of this condition isn’t known, but its cause is believed to be a combination of changing hormones (because it occurs after puberty), hair growth, and friction from Jeep bottom and vibrating seat or from spending a long time sitting.

Activities that cause friction, like sitting, can force the hair growing in the area to burrow back under the skin.

Symptoms of Pilonidal Sinus:

The signs of an infection include:

  1. Pain when sitting or standing
  2. Swelling of the cyst
  3. Reddened, sore skin around the area
  4. Pus or blood draining from the abscess, causing a foul odor
  5. Hair protruding from the lesion
  6. Formation of more than one sinus tract, or holes in the skin

Treatment options for Pilonidal Sinus

Conservative treatment - Non Surgical

If a one’s case is diagnosed early on, patient isn’t experiencing severe pain, and there’s no sign of inflammation, it’s likely that doctor will prescribe a broad-spectrum antibiotic and cleaning and removing hair.


This procedure alleviates symptoms from an abscess, or a collection of pus inside the sinus. Before this procedure, doctor will give a local anaesthesia and in care of pilonidal cleaning and removal of hair. They will then use a scalpel to open the abscess. They will clean away any hair, blood, and pus from inside the abscess.


If patient has a recurring Pilonidal Sinus or if having more than one sinus tract, doctor will recommend a surgical procedure called Rhomboid flap procedure for pilonidal sinus.

Pilonidal Sinus Treatment Specialist in Goregaon Mumbai Suburban

Dr. Pradeep Shriyan, a seasoned and accomplished laparoscopic and general surgeon, is a trusted professional serving the Mumbai Suburban. With a wealth of experience and expertise, Dr. Pradeep Shriyan specializes in a wide range of procedures.

Whether you require expert care for Pilonidal Sinus, Sebaceous cysts or Lipomas or, laparoscopic hernia repair, recurrent hernia or Appendix removal, any other related condition, we invite you to schedule an appointment with the highly skilled and trusted professional, Dr. Pradeep Shriyan. With his extensive expertise and experience, Dr. Shriyan is committed to delivering top-notch surgical interventions to address your specific needs.

Take the first step towards improved health and well-being by booking an appointment with Dr. Pradeep Shriyan today.