Proper Nutrition for Healing

Proper nutrition is imperative when dealing with pilonidal wounds that won’t heal. In addition to a high protein diet, certain vitamins and supplements help the body heal faster and stronger.

These are the vitamins we recommend that specifically help with healing:

Vitamin A 10,000 units/day
Vitamin C 1500 to 2000 units/day
Zinc 15 to 30 mg/day
Magnesium 250 mg/day
Arginine 3000 to 5000 mg/day
Glutamine 3000 to 5000 mg/day
Glucosamine 1500 mg/day
Potassium Iodide 500 mcg/day
Vitamin K2 100-150 mcg/day (even better if coupled with 5000u Vitamin D)
(more info here)

If healing stalls after three months or the problem recurs, consider a cleft-lift. It is the solution in almost 100% of cases.