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A 53-year-old female asked:

just woke with tailbone pain. very random. never had problems before. sle and meds. off pred. no falls/accidents. any ideas?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Unrelated: True tailbone pain is most likely unrelated to sle. It may be muscle, tendon, or pelvic organ related pain.
Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 46 years experience
Lumdar spine.: The nerves that go to the tailbone come from the lumbar spine. Get that cked out. Sitting posture can affect it too. There are several muscles that. Attatch there that can cause pain if they are hypertonic(spam).

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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