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Pilonidal cyst in women

A pilonidal cyst is not known to be a disease affecting many women. But that doesn’t mean women can’t get pilonidal cysts. On average, pilonidal cysts affect more men than women by 4 to 1 (for every four guys that gets the disease, there is only one woman who will get it). However, it’s interesting…

Who is more likely to get a pilonidal cyst?

Men are more prone to getting a pilonidal cyst than women. This is due to the primary reason responsible for the occurrence of the disease, which is the intrusion of the hair into the subcutaneous layer and the formation of cyst around the hair. Over a period of time, (and for a very specific reason)…