Are you suffering from redness and pain in the anal area and noticing a small dimple like depression at the anal cleft [tailbone] with a protrusion of hair from the lesion and sore skin around the anus? If so, contact the best pilonidal sinus doctor right away.
The pilonidal sinus [PNS] is a small hole on the skin that looks like a tunnel at the anal cleft. It forms at the top of the buttocks or the anal cleft area. If left untreated, it can increase your risk of developing anal abscess and can cause systemic infection [spread of infection throughout the body]. It can increase the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer in rare cases.
So, it is always advised to treat pilonidal sinus in time to reduce the risk of infection and other anorectal diseases. But most patients tend to neglect pilonidal sinus treatment because of the cost factor.Here is a list of Pilonidal Sinus Surgery Costs in various cities of India.
|City||Average Price||Price Range
|Agra||Rs. 62080||Rs. 33499 - 100113|
|Ahmedabad||Rs. 64485||Rs. 34000 - 123730|
|Bangalore||Rs. 48248||Rs. 30000 - 112635|
|Bhopal||Rs. 72382||Rs. 33500 - 98125|
|Bhubaneswar||Rs. 47916||Rs. 30000 - 72730|
|Chandigarh||Rs. 71218||Rs. 32000 - 142904|
|Chennai||Rs. 89730||Rs. 40000 - 205910|
|Coimbatore||Rs. 60859||Rs. 34000 - 108170|
|Dehradun||Rs. 56291||Rs. 18100 - 98125|
|Faridabad||Rs. 76166||Rs. 32000 - 131197|
|Ghaziabad||Rs. 76166||Rs. 32000 - 131197|
|Gurgaon||Rs. 71782||Rs. 32000 - 131197|
|Guwahati||Rs. 56933||Rs. 35000 - 78865|
|Gwalior||Rs. 62080||Rs. 33499 - 100113|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 87168||Rs. 37000 - 186440|
|Indore||Rs. 60928||Rs. 34000 - 104240|
|Jaipur||Rs. 51998||Rs. 34000 - 95970|
|Jammu||Rs. 47524||Rs. 36000 - 59048|
|Kanpur||Rs. 53250||Rs. 34038 - 75931|
|Kochi||Rs. 61200||Rs. 35000 - 123405|
|Kolkata||Rs. 63557||Rs. 42001 - 100113|
|Kozhikode||Rs. 47500||Rs. 40000 - 55000|
|Lucknow||Rs. 49771||Rs. 18100 - 97570|
|Ludhiana||Rs. 51504||Rs. 35250 - 80384|
|Madurai||Rs. 71120||Rs. 33000 - 123405|
|Meerut||Rs. 56291||Rs. 18100 - 98125|
|Mumbai||Rs. 98114||Rs. 29937 - 204490|
|Mysore||Rs. 53965||Rs. 33499 - 85469|
|Nagpur||Rs. 60846||Rs. 33000 - 108494|
|Nashik||Rs. 53350||Rs. 35000 - 71700|
|Noida||Rs. 77643||Rs. 32000 - 131197|
|Patna||Rs. 50110||Rs. 34000 - 85186|
|Pune||Rs. 79226||Rs. 32000 - 154320|
|Raipur||Rs. 36389||Rs. 35500 - 37500|
|Ranchi||Rs. 59297||Rs. 33500 - 109271|
|Siliguri||Rs. 62080||Rs. 33499 - 100113|
|Surat||Rs. 55172||Rs. 35084 - 79804|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Rs. 71120||Rs. 33000 - 123405|
|Vadodara||Rs. 74323||Rs. 30000 - 142904|
|Vijayawada||Rs. 71120||Rs. 33000 - 123405|
|Visakhapatnam||Rs. 58927||Rs. 34500 - 111642|
With the latest medical advancements, it is possible to treat pilonidal sinus at an affordable price. Some of those pilonidal sinus treatment methods are
- Laser pilonidal sinus surgery
- Incision and drainage
- Phenol injection
Pilonidal sinus laser surgery is considered the best among different types of pilonidal sinus treatment methods. Some of the benefits of pilonidal sinus laser treatment are
- Minimal pain
- Minimal bleeding
- Less risk of infection
- No post-surgical complications
- Quick recovery
- No damage to the surrounding healthy tissues
To reduce the financial burden of pilonidal sinus laser surgery on the patient, most hospitals and clinics provide insurance coverage. However, it depends on the type of insurance you have and from where you opted for it.
To check whether your insurance can cover pilonidal sinus laser treatment in India or not, contact us by clicking on "Call for best quote" or "Get best cost estimate" that is on this page.
What is the cost of the lancing technique for pilonidal sinus treatment in India?
The cost of the lancing technique for pilonidal sinus treatment in India can range from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 55,000. This is an estimated cost and not the exact price.
What is the cost of the marsupialisation technique for pilonidal sinus treatment in India?
The cost of the marsupialisation technique for pilonidal sinus treatment in India can range between Rs. 1,500 and Rs. 15,000. This is not the final price and varies from one person to another.
What is the cost of incision and drainage or open pilonidal sinus surgery in India?
The cost of incision and drainage or open pilonidal sinus surgery in India ranges between Rs. 35,000 and Rs. 80,000. However, this keeps changing from one person to another based on various factors.
Is the cost of pilonidal sinus treatment the same for every patient?
No. The cost of pilonidal sinus treatment is not the same for every patient. It varies from patient to patient.
What are the factors that decide the cost of pilonidal sinus surgery?
Ovarian cystectomy costs around INR 30,000 to INR 40,000 more in a private facility than at a government hospital in India. This is because of the better patient and infrastructural experience that a private hospital may claim to offer.
How can phenol injection treat pilonidal sinus?
Phenol, by nature, is a disinfectant and antiseptic. When phenol is injected into the pilonidal sinus, it disinfects the sinus and removes the hair, dirt, and debris after a normal saline wash. Also, phenol acts as a sclerosing agent and helps in healing the sinus tract.
Will I suffer from pain during pilonidal sinus laser surgery?
No. You won’t suffer from pain during pilonidal sinus laser surgery. Before the surgery, you will be administered anesthesia, which makes you fall asleep or numbs the surgical site.
What is the difference between pilonidal sinus and pilonidal abscess?
Pilonidal sinus is a hole or dimple-like depression at the anal cleft. It contains hair, dirt, and other debris. If the pilonidal sinus gets infected, it becomes a swollen mass called a pilonidal abscess. The pilonidal abscess is filled with blood and pus.
How can I prevent the recurrence of pilonidal sinus?
You can prevent the recurrence of pilonidal sinus by following the below-mentioned lifestyle and dietary changes.
- Clean the anal area every time after passing stools
- Avoid sitting for long periods
- Eat fresh leafy vegetables and fruits that contain high fiber
- Do simple exercises daily for 15 to 30 minutes
- Wear loose and comfortable bottom wear
Should I undergo pilonidal sinus surgery?
It is not necessary for every patient to undergo surgery. If you are diagnosed with acute pilonidal sinus, it can be treated with the help of proper care, medications, lifestyle modifications, and dietary changes. In case you are diagnosed with chronic pilonidal sinus, undergoing surgery can help in treating it.