A member asked:

Numbness to my tailbone-what could cause this?

8 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. John Michalski answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Numbness: Either direct pressure from prolonged sitting or a pinched nerve.

Answered 3/25/2023

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Varies: Numbness suggests a neurological cause, of which there are a number of possibilities; among them is a pinched nerve in the spine. I would not hesitate to be seen for a thorough exam and diagnosis.

Answered 11/28/2017

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