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does cancer spread to the tailbone

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Pain: Chronic pain with no fall or trauma ... Ct scan helpful.
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: The likelihood of cancer is essentially zero.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It likely is not: It is unrelated unless the gall bladder cancer has spread to bones in that area.
Dr. Olakunle Oluwole
23 years experience General Surgery
It is not: Unless the cancer has spread and is affecting the bone
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Levitt
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: By the nature of chordomas being involved in the spinal cord or canal, they are capable of pushing in nerve roots and even spinal cord both of which c ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Sore Tailbone: While it could be cancer, there are other more common causes of tailbone pain, such as pilonidal cyst or trauma. An x-ray would be a good place to st ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The tail remnant is: Called the coccyx. Pain in that area is usually from falling on your bum. There are pilonidal cycsts than can become infected. Ovarian cancer does no ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not usually: The ovaries are closer to you groin and not likely to refer pain to the tail bone. There are exceptions such as metastatic disease that directly effec ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Very very unlikely: Tail bone pain is not a usual sign of colon cancer. Unless you have a strong family history or early onset colon cancer, you are too young to worry ab ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Colon cancer would ordinarily not cause pain in the tail bone except on rare occasions when there is pelvic recurrence from a prior operation for col ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No tumor: Painful coccyx is known as coccydynia. Treatments for coccydynia are usually noninvasive and local. The first line of treatment typically includes: No ... Read More

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