Aa
A
A
Close
Blank
Avatar universal
small hole at base of spine
Hi

My mum has been complaining for a little while that whilst on long car journeys it has been uncomfortable just like sitting on a boil! ... She noticed yesterday that she has a small hole at the base of her spine - nothing is coming out (blood, puss etc) but there is a definite hole.

She went to the doctors today and the doctor could not explain it.  She did a rectal examination, checked for piles and perferation but all seemed ok.  My mum has been given a course of antibiotics and told to come back in a week.  In the mean time the doctor will try to investigate what the problem might be...

Of course my mum is a little concerned as it can not be explained... any suggestions

Many thanks
Discussion is closed
Cancel
3 Answers
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Hi. Sure sounds like a pilonidal cyst to me.... Google that on the internet. Good luck.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Avatar universal
Dear Nurseynurse714

Have googled this and it certainly sounds like what she has .... many many thanks - it has put our minds at rest until the next doctors appointment next week.

Kind regards
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Avatar universal
Glad I could help. Take care & good luck w/ mum's doctor appt.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Undiagnosed Symptoms Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top General Health Answerers
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
United Kingdom
363281 tn?1353103243
Blank
Nelson, New Zealand
Avatar universal
Blank
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
1415174 tn?1453246703
Blank
CA
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Raleigh, NC