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A 40-year-old male asked about a 28-year-old female:

My wife is 24 weeks pregnant and has regular pain in the tailbone area. this pain sometimes stretches out to legs /back and lumbago.what can this be?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Common problem: Back and leg pain are common in pregnancy. I suggest that she talk to her obstrician about it, since she or he would know the specifics of her pregancy, and what she can try for relief.
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