U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A male asked:

I am 18 with a deep sacral dimple at the level of the end of my tailbone. for about two days now im experiencing pain when sitting or raising knees.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Plan: Sorry to hear this. You need to see the doctor. If you have cyst in this area it could be inflamed and need surgical intervention. Sometimes antibiotic can prevent complication. Do not wait, please. Make appointment, please.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 28, 2017


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.