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Are some people born without a tailbone?

Are some people born without a tailbone?

Yes: Sacral agenesis is a very uncommon disorder meaning a congenital deformity of the sacral area (the lower part of the back just above the coccyx or tailbone). ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Roh
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Coccyx (Definition)

Coccyx is the triangular piece of bone at the end of the spine. It is commonly ...Read more


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Baby born without a tailbone?

Baby born without a tailbone?

Congenital absence : Of the coccyx have been reported before, it is very rear and happened usually with congenital bony deformity. ...Read more

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If born with a short tailbone how bo I fix it.Im 47 it started hurting 10 years ago.Tired of takeing loratab.?

If born with a short tailbone how bo I fix it.Im 47 it started hurting 10 years ago.Tired of takeing loratab.?

Injections: An injection around the coccyx bone usually will help with the pain your describing, which may allow you to reduce the amount of lortab you are taking. A pain management specialist can perform this injection for you. Unfortunately there is no "fix" for it. ...Read more

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I have anklyosing spondylitis and i was told a defect to my tailbone. Doctor said i was born that way. My tailbone pertrudes outward. I have excruciat?

I have anklyosing spondylitis and i was told a defect to my tailbone. Doctor said i was born that way. My tailbone pertrudes outward. I have excruciat?

Coccydynia: You may have Coccydynia, which literally means pain from the tail bone. An exam and appropriate diagnostic rest to rule out other causes is often the first step. If Coccydynia is confirmed, an injection can sometimes work extremely well for some, there are other options as well. Don't hesitate to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the tailbone?

coccydynia: Tailbone pain(coocydynia) can occur from trauma or some type of irritation to the tailbone.Try sitting in a 'donut' for a couple of weeks and a trial of nsaids.If pain is not improving see your ors. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes pain in the tailbone?

What causes  pain in the tailbone?

See below: The tailbone or "coccyx" is the small trail of bones that connect to the end of your sacrum, and form the end of your spine. A painful tailbone can come from several things. Trauma to the tailbone which might occur with a fall. An abnormally positioned tailbone that is under stress with prolonged siting, and in very rare cases abnormal growths can occur on the tailbone. ...Read more

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What are signs of a broken tailbone?

What are signs of a broken tailbone?

Sitting pain: Generally it hurts on your tailbone when you sit or have a bowel movement. You would prove it with x-rays but most are treated conservatively. ...Read more

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Hole near tailbone baby is it normal?

Hole near tailbone baby is it normal?

It needs to be: evaluated by your pediatrician. It may turn out to be nothing of concern, but sometimes could be a sign of a spinal anomaly. ...Read more

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