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Constipation tailbone pain

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: While the rectal portion of the colon can enlarge a lot, if it were packed with hardened stool in severe constipation, this mass can cause pressure i ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
20 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably referred: Pain probably referred from the colon in the setting of constipation.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Rarely will cause it: But can definitely aggravate it
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Possible, not likely: More commonly hemorrhoids. Crc uncommon below age 40, except in certain family histories. Nevertheless, discuss with your doc.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Messer
14 years experience Family Medicine
Could be related: If you have an MRI scheduled then you've likely seen a doctor. If the doctor didn't find the vaginal mass then you should call him/her and ask to be ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tail bone pain: Avoid any further trauma by sitting on a hardsurface.Use an inflatable ring when sitting on hardsurfaces.Taking warm seatbaths will help with pelvic o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
35 years experience Pain Management
Conservative/aggress: First, you need a diagnosis: what's causing the pain? Treatment depends on cause as well as other factors. Commonly, it's due to injury. If it's fract ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Time. Doughnut seat usually helps if you have to sit for long periods.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Suggestions?: See a pain doc start with physical exam then diagnostic injection avoid and narcotics sit on donut cushion.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Various things: Using a donut shaped cushion can relieve pressure on the area when sitting. A sitz bath (a device you can get from a drug store or medical supply) can ... Read More

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