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A 21-year-old female asked:

21-female tailbone pain for about 1.5 mths. no injury remembered. x-ray done and spine curvature found. no numbness/bladder problems. sacral chordoma?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies : Are you saying you do have a sacral chording? If so, that is your answer. A much more common cause is known as coccydynia, which literally means pain from the tailbone. I would not hesitate to be seen. An exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause.

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Last updated Sep 16, 2017

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