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Spontaneously ruptured a anal abscess 12 days ago...I now have low back pain with a large lump near tailbone..Can this be related.

Spontaneously ruptured a anal abscess 12 days ago...I now have low back pain with a large lump near tailbone..Can this be related.

Yes: Maybe what opened & drained was a pilonidal abscess near the tailbone. Need to see a doctor. Need proper treatment and examination to be sure abscess is fully drained. Need proper antibiotics. Do not let the infection spread or get worse. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about this lump near my tailbone?

No : No, i would not be worried, but i would encourage you to be seen. An exam can usually determine the diagnosis and based upon that, treatment options given. Thank you. ...Read more

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For 1 week now i found a very painful cyst like lump inside the backside near the tailbone (crack!) not a spot as its inside dr medcine NT workn HELP ?

For 1 week now i found a very painful cyst like lump inside the backside near the tailbone (crack!) not a spot as its inside dr medcine NT workn HELP ?

See Doctor: What you describe sounds like an infected cyst under the skin - you need to see a surgeon to consider removal of the cyst. ...Read more

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Tailbone pain left side lump feeling/tightness in back of thigh with occasional pain and lump near hamstring what can be the cause? Had baby12weeksago

Tailbone pain left side lump feeling/tightness in back of thigh with occasional pain and lump near hamstring what can be the cause? Had baby12weeksago

Rule out blood clot: Back pain is common after pregnancy with usual causes like sciatica, herniated discs, pyriformis syndrome. but a lump may also be a superficial or deep blood clot. Please see your doctor asap as clots are common after pregnancy ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a small ball like lump in the back of thigh under buttocks near groin? Also have Tailbone pain not sure related

What could be the cause of a small ball like lump in the back of thigh under buttocks near groin? Also have Tailbone pain not sure related

Unknown mass: It's hard to give you an exact answer based off of your description. Any mass should honestly be evaluated in person by your local physician. The chances that this would be anything malignant are very low but it is our responsibility as physicians to rule out anything that could be harmful. ...Read more

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I need to know if it is possible to feel your tailbone, I have a lump that feels like one, doesn't hurt, nor to sit. Just concerned about this lump.

I need to know if it is possible to feel your tailbone, I have a lump that feels like one, doesn't hurt, nor to sit. Just concerned about this lump.

Yes, but...: In thin individuals, the tailbone can be felt through the skin, but is not as prominent as other bony areas of the lower spine and you may be feeling one of these instead. There are also other lumps and bumps that can occcur in this region outside the tailbone. Lack of pain is a good sign, but if you are concerned, see your physician to examine the area and reassure yourself. ...Read more

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Hi! 4 days ago i developed a small lump on my tailbone that was slightly painful.. Now the lump has rapidly increased in size and is extremely painful?

Hi! 4 days ago i developed a small lump on my tailbone that was slightly painful.. Now the lump has rapidly increased in size and is extremely painful?

Pilonidal cyst: It sounds like a pilonidal cyst: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pilonidal-cyst/ds00747 you should see a doctor about this. ...Read more

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A few months ago i noticed a marble-sized, hard lump on my tailbone. There's no pain, but i keep worrying about it. Could it be part of my tailbone?

A pilonidal cyst : A pilonidal cyst occurs at the bottom of the tailbone (coccyx) and can become infected and filled with pus. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Lump on my tailbone, is that an abscess?

Lump on my tailbone, is that an abscess?

Possibly: Several different possibilities, consider being seen. Among the more common causes is a pilonidal cyst. An exam can usually determine the cause. ...Read more

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How to treat a hard lump on tailbone?

Be seen: There are a number of potential causes and i would encourage you to be seen. An exam can usually determine the diagnosis, and then treatment options given. Thank you. ...Read more

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