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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Sacroiliac: Sounds like sacroiliac pain. I would suggest seeing a pain specialist or a chiropractor.

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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Coccydynia: There are many possible causes for tailbone pain. If not resolving - seek medical evaluation. Auricular acupuncture can help with pain in the meantime ... Read More
Dr. John Ewald
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Tail bone pain: an x-ray can be "normal" with significant tail bone pain. You may have a bruised coccyx (tail bone) the lining of bone (periosteum) has a rich blood ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unusuall: Do you have an injury to the area? Do you have any problem defecation? Have you been checked by doctor to see if you other reasons for that. Write me ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires exam: and direct observation to make a diagnosis.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
34 years experience Critical Care
Chronic pain: Without being examined it would be difficult to provide an adequate answer. It would be in your best interest to be evaluated by your md, np , pa an ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
SEe GP?: It sounds like you need to be examined. There are many doctors that are open. Try one that knows you first?
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
X-ray: No, you don't need to expose your body to unnecessary radio graphic studies. Many people's coccyx is easily palpable
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ben Pradhan
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Coccydynia: If it is truly the tail bone that is hurting, it may be Coccydynia, the treatment for which is mainly just symptom management (ie sitting on soft cush ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Buttock fall: May be musculoskeletal, try ice 10 minutes on 50 minutes off, Motrin( if not allergic) ,Epsom salt bath ( 1/4 cup in bath x 15-20 minutes). If persist ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Exercise!: After an injury, activity decreases until healing and there is de-conditioning of the muscles, with loss of strength. This is corrected by gradually ... Read More
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