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A 46-year-old female asked:

Need advice on what can cause severe, worsening entire sacral and tailbone pain over 1 yr & worsening . sitting or laying on backside too painful now.

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Be seen: Many potential causes, I would recommend you be seen for an exam and workup. Potential causes can include structural problems with your back verses more inflammatory condions, such as ankylosing spondylitis. Don't hesitate to be evaluated.
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