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Doctor insights on: I Heard That Tail Bone Is Connected With Female Genital Trackif I Have Problems With Bone Does It Mean I Should Expect Female Problems Too

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I heard that tail bone is connected with female genital track. If I have problems with bone does it mean I should expect female problems too?

I heard that tail bone is connected with female genital track. If I have problems with bone does it mean I should expect female problems too?

Pubococcigeal muscle: I don't thing so. The pubocoggigeal muscle has a role in the closing and opening the urine flow and some role during the kegel exercises that help to preserve the muscles of the pelvic floor somehow related to sexuality. It is unlikely coccyx (tail bone)pain or fractures have a direct effect in the female genital tract. Do kegels exercises. If you experience problems consult your dr. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Can you tell me about the problem with my tail bone?

Can you tell me about the problem with my tail bone?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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What does it mean if my lower back (tail bone) area, almost all the way in my butt crack hurts so much?

What does it mean if my lower back (tail bone) area, almost all the way in my butt crack hurts so much?

Coccidynia is a: Condition when one gets pain in the tail bone. It can be due to fall and injury and fracture or some times for no known reson at all. It is difficult ot get rid of. In acute cases using Donut cushion to sit can be helpful. In most severe cases surgery to excise the painful coccyx can be helpful but it has lot of complication such as infection and not many surgeons perform this surgery. Good luck ...Read more

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What causes you to be born without a tail bone? And, if you don't have one, does that mean your children won't either?

What causes you to be born without a tail bone? And, if you don't have one, does that mean your children won't either?

Coccyx: The Coccyx, commonly referred to as the tailbone, is the final segment of the vertebral column. In rare cases, one can be born with a congenital anomally and lack of a tali bone, but this is not common. Having this condition, would most likely increase the risk of offspring having the similar trait, but as stated this in uncommon. ...Read more

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My tail bone hurts since I landed on it. What is the problem and what can you do to fix it?

My tail bone hurts since I landed on it. What is the problem and what can you do to fix it?

Coccyx bruise or fx: Most likely you bruised or fractured your coccyx, or tail bone. It is rarely a surgical problem, but it can take weeks or months to resolve. Generally, we recommend warm water sitz baths and over-the-counter analgesics like acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or naproxen. If it hurts to sit, buy a coccyx cushion. If the pain is severe, see an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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What to do if neck back shoulders hip pevis and tail bone problems for 4 years?

What to do if neck back shoulders hip pevis and tail bone problems for 4 years?

Be seen: I would not hesitate to be seen. It could be superstar problems at each of those areas or it could potentially be more of a systemic condition. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more

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For 4 years, I've had neck, back, shoulders, hip, pevis and tail bone problems. What can I do?

For 4 years, I've had neck, back, shoulders, hip, pevis and tail bone problems. What can I do?

Let try to help you: You have multiple area bother you, there is must a reason to go and see your Doctor for work up and diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My tail bone is deformed (coccygodynia) since some time. What can I do to gey rid of the pain and avoid this problem in future?

Injections and Meds: Coccydynia is a chronic pain around your tailbone coming from the abnormal anatomic relationships and strain on the supporting ligaments. There can also be some regional nerve damage. Frequently, we use injections around the coccyx to calm down the pain, along with appropriate medication management. Be advised that this may not "go away", needing occasion treatment to "control" the symptoms. ...Read more

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Should I really have the problems since breaking my tail bone?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I hurt my tail bone 10 years ago. Just recently it has been hurting so bad that it is difficult to sit down at times. Could there be a serious problem?

I hurt my tail bone 10 years ago. Just recently it has been hurting so bad that it is difficult to sit down at times. Could there be a serious problem?

Pilonidal cyst: It could be due to a pilonidal cyst, which is a cyst containing hair or skin debris that forms around your tailbone area, which can get infected and very tender when sitting down. You should see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My husband had a severe pain in his testicle and tail bone after sex. It gave him the urge to poop what could be the problem?

My husband had a severe pain in his testicle and tail bone after sex. It gave him the urge to poop what could be the problem?

Needs evaluation...: It is difficult to tell without more information or a check up. Possibilities could be infection in his testicle or a UTI, severe constipation, low back problems which could reflect to his pelvic area. He needs to see his doctor for a formal exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a very sore back from the middle down to my tail bone, worse at night. I also have m.S., would this have a lot to do with it being sore?

I have a very sore back from the middle down to my tail bone, worse at night. I also have m.S., would this have a lot to do with it being sore?

Back pain; MS: There is much muscle spasticity associated with ms. Sometimes moist heat can help slightly, but your neurologist can prescribe muscle relaxers of varying strengths according to the degree of spasm you have. For sever spasms, even Botox is being used. Stretching the involved muscles can help as can therapeutic massage. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my tail bone, in side my body, it hurts when I lift weights I heard it might be a inner cyst, is it dangers, do I need surgery?

I have a lump on my tail bone, in side my body, it hurts when I lift weights I heard it might be a inner cyst, is it dangers, do I need surgery?

Pilonidal cyst?: Your description suggests to me that you have a pilonidal cyst. This comes from ingrown hairs and must have surgery to find and remove the hair or it will continually reoccur. See a general surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the joint called that is in the lower back/tail bone area that starts with the letter s?

What is the joint called that is in the lower back/tail bone area that starts with the letter s?

Sacroiliac joint: In short also known as the si joint. Connects your spinal column and sacrum to the pelvis. It is not a true mobile joint. More of a stiff joint and his surrounded by a thick collection of ligaments that stabilize the joint. ...Read more

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Tail bone area hurts from biking seated, how can I stop the pain?

Move around: Our tail bone has minimal padding over it (no muscle and little fat) and activities like sitting can cause pressure on the skin and bone, giving you pain. Use a pressure relieving pad such as a memory foam pad when you need to sit for long periods of time. It is not dangerous, but definitely uncomfortable! Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do about a tail bone injury and pain?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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My tail bone hurts whenever I lay down. Why is this?

My tail bone hurts whenever I lay down. Why is this?

Need history/exam: Hard to tell. You need to have a thorough history and exam. Duration, severity, cause, etc need to be done. ...Read more

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My tail bone hurts when sitting for more than fifty minutes.?

Move around: Our tail bone has minimal padding over it (no muscle and little fat) and activities like sitting can cause pressure on the skin and bone, giving you pain. Use a pressure relieving pad such as a memory foam pad when you need to sit for long periods of time. It is not dangerous, but definitely uncomfortable! Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the options for severe tail bone pain in male of 45 years??

What are the options for severe tail bone pain in male of 45 years??

Unknown: Most commonly a cause is not found. It is usually thought to be from trauma, either old or recent. Rare causes are from an inflammatory condition or infection and those tend to progress and not be the same over 2 years. ...Read more

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Joe's tail bone is extremely soar but he hasn't injured it. How do u treat this?

Coccydynia: Tail bone pain or Coccydynia is a condition which is poorly understood, it's more common in women than men, pain is worse with long sitting down, driving, bending over, could be due to trauma, infection, child birth and etc, the treatment is Anti-inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen, if no improvement a steroid injection could be done in the area, Physical therapy and manipulation are helpful ...Read more

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Any ideas why my tail bone tingles when I see something that looks painful?

No....: It's just a visceral neuro-psychiatric reaction to stimuli. Same reason the hair stands up on your body when someone rakes their nails over a chalk board. It's not a problem... ...Read more

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What are the major side affects of a surgery to remove a cyst from the tail bone?

Tailbone cyst remove: The most common "cyst" in this region is a pilonidal cyst. It is in the skin and fat over the sacrum or very low back, part of our pelvis just above the tail bone. It should be removed as these trap hair and debris, and can become infected. Once healing is complete, there are no side effects from having these removed, except a scar in the upper butt cleft. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of pain when tail bone hurts!?

How do you get rid of pain when tail bone hurts!?

Tail bone pain: The first thing to do is to try to figure out why you have the pain. Assuming any bad things like infection have been ruled out then conservative therapy with drugs like Ibuprofen and some "tincture of time" may work. More aggressive treatment includes ganglion impars blocks which are easy to do and are done by interventional pain management physicians. They can be very effective. ...Read more

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Is the size of an object in your anus really limited by the pelvic and tail bone?

Is the size of an object in your anus really limited by the pelvic and tail bone?

What a question!: Like everything in your body, the anus and rectum have finite abilities to stretch before they break. That being said, some pretty amazing things have been recorded as foreign objects that were placed during sexual exploration or that requred retrieval after insertion through the anal canal. Not recommended that you push the envelope! ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause tail bone pain?

Can hemorrhoids cause tail bone pain?

Yes: Hemorrhoids can cause specific pain just around the anus, or it can be more generalized in that area. Your body may feel this is pain around the tail bone. Some other conditions, like abscesses, can occur in this area that cause similar pain. If in doubt, have it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Tail bone pain after falling from ski lift months ago?

Tail bone pain after falling from ski lift months ago?

Tailbone: You may have injured your coccyx bone. You need to get a x-ray if it is still hurting. ...Read more

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What are the available treatments for coccyx tail bone pain?

Tail bone pain: Avoid any further trauma by sitting on a hardsurface. Use an inflatable ring when sitting on hardsurfaces. Taking warm seatbaths will help with pelvic organs congestion, avoid constipation, take otc medications. When pain is intense local infiltration of the area will. Help, olso manipulation of the sacroccoxygeal joint may be of benefict. Dr seni. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Coccyx (Definition)

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