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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
A pilonidal cyst is a small sac under the skin that looks like a small hole or dimple. It usually grows in the skin on your lower back, near the bottom of the spine.
Follow up with your healthcare provider as directed:
Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.
Contact your primary healthcare provider if:
- You have a fever.
- Your cyst is red and swollen.
- Your cyst has white or yellow fluid coming out of it.
- You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.
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