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A 23-year-old female asked:

Painful coccyx getting worse, i'm scared it might be a tumor or cancer ?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 66 years experience
No tumor: Painful coccyx is known as coccydynia. Treatments for coccydynia are usually noninvasive and local. The first line of treatment typically includes: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs. When this fails local infiltration with kenalog (triamcinolone) 40 is usually effective.
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