A 32-year-old member asked:
should i see a doctor about my coccydynia?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Douglas Linville II answered
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Coccydynia: Tailbone pain can occur with or without injury. Only real concern is to exclude a sacral tumor (extremely rare). If bowel/bladder habits normal, probably ok. Treatment included nsaid's, and a sitting pillow. Not a doughnut, but a foam wedge with triangle cutout. This keeps you sitting leaning forward without pressure on the coccyx. If persistent, removal is rarely needed but successful.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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