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A 46-year-old member asked:

Does ovarian cancer cause tailbone pain?

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Dr. Jason Huffman
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Not usually: The ovaries are closer to you groin and not likely to refer pain to the tail bone. There are exceptions such as metastatic disease that directly effects the tail bone or causes irritation to the nerves that lead to the tailbone.

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I have tailbone pain. Is this related to ovarian cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
The tail remnant is: Called the coccyx. Pain in that area is usually from falling on your bum. There are pilonidal cycsts than can become infected. Ovarian cancer does not commonly cause bony metastasis, and a pain in this region would not be a presenting sign.

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