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My coccyx problem is back again after a miscarriage. Does it have anything to do with this? Why the pain is back again?

My coccyx problem is back again after a miscarriage. Does it have anything to do with this? Why the pain is back again?

Let me try to help: Having miscarriage this means pressure on the pelvic muscles, that could cause pressure on the coccyx, usually transit in type. I usually ask my patients to take stool softener and sites bath, do not set on hard services and use plastic daunt to set on. Hopefully will go away. Good luck, thanks. Read more

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Help! I've been having chronic pain in tailbone area?

Help! I've been having chronic pain in tailbone area?

Pain in the. ...: Coccygodynia, tailbone pain, has many causes. The most common are trauma while delivering a baby, or falling onto it. It is a joint, so any process that affects joints can be involved. Of course any of the tissue structures around it can also cause referred pain. An X-ray and examination by your doctor are in order. Treatment typically includes PT, medications or therapeutic steroid injections. Read more

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I have severe pain in tailbone area. What could be done?

I have severe pain in tailbone area. What could be done?

Needs to be checked: First thing you should do if it is bothering you is to have it checked to find out what exactly is the reason for the pain in the tail bone area. You need tobe examined with a detailed history of any possible injury, any history of fractures in the past, what meds if any you are taking. And may need imaging like Xrays or MRI/CAT SCAN to find the cause of the pain and trat it appropriately Read more

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Pain in tailbone when sitting hist. Falling on butt onto concrete from standing position?

Pain in tailbone when sitting hist. Falling on butt onto concrete from standing position?

Commom problem: Get a plastic blow up seating donut form the drug store (they are pretty cheap)
use it while sitting and wait for it to get better beyond that there is not much to do for these types of problems. Read more

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What to do if I'm suffering from coccydynia - a pain in the tailbone. Suggest me names of good doctors in kolkata for cure.?

What to do if I'm suffering from coccydynia - a pain in the tailbone. Suggest me names of good doctors in kolkata for cure.?

Usually time: This condition is usually better over time but that can be months. Avoid sitting especially on a hard surface or for prolonged periods of time. Use a doughnut style pillow when sitting to take pressure off that region. If the pain is severe get it checked to make sure there is no other issue causing the pain in this region. Medication can help. See an orthopedic surgeon or a physiatrist. Read more

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What do you advise if I'm suffering from coccydynia - a pain in the tailbone. Suggest me names of good doctors in kolkata for cure.?

What do you advise if I'm suffering from coccydynia - a pain in the tailbone. Suggest me names of good doctors in kolkata for cure.?

Coccyx pain: The best initial treatment is medications (advil/motrin) and use of a donut pillow to take pressure off of the coccyx when you sit.

As a last resort sometimes the painful coccyx can be surgically removed but this procedure is not always very successful. Read more

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Can IBS cause pain in tailbone right above butt?

Can IBS cause pain in tailbone right above butt?

IBS pain: IBS can cause irritation at any point along the bowel including the lower large intestines and rectum. If you are having your usual IBS symptoms, then the pain you describe is likely related; however, if the pain is persistent and unrelated, you need to be checked out for other pathologies such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures, diverticulitis etc. You need a physical exam. Read more

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Severe pain in tailbone. Hurts to sit and stand. Just noticed swelling. No known trauma. Help.?

Severe pain in tailbone. Hurts to sit and stand. Just noticed swelling. No known trauma. Help.?

Tailbone: Bu tailbone I assume you mean the coccyx. These are painful and if you have noted swelling then there has to be some inflammation. Please see you doctor for help, in the meantime use ice. Read more

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What can cause pain in tailbone while sitting n chair esp with movement. Like a knife being run up and down.

What can cause pain in tailbone while sitting n chair esp with movement. Like a knife being run up and down.

Possible coccydynia: The classic symptom is pain when pressure is applied to the tailbone, such as when sitting on a hard chair. Symptoms usually improve with relief of pressure when standing or walking.
Other symptoms include: immediate and severe pain when moving from sitting to standing
pain during bowel movements
pain during sex
deep ache in the region of the tailbone
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Pain in tailbone area when bending or after lifting from standing. Gets better and then hurts when it seems to get aggravated. Pain on & off since May?

Physical therapy: You most likely injured a muscle or ligamament. You need time to heal completely to recover. A physical therapy consult and treatment may help. They will look at how you lift and help. They will give you exercise and strengthening plans. Hope this helps. Read more

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Lite pain in tailbone and slight numbness in left leg with lite pain?

Lite pain in tailbone and slight numbness in left leg with lite pain?

Depending on how --: Long your symptoms have been going on for, I would be concerned about the numbness that your experiencing.
You need to see your pcp to start a workup with a hx, physical examination, appropriate investigations, and most likely a referral to an orthopod. For the specific treatment you require.
Good luck. Read more

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I have a pain in tailbone & bruise on bottom back can't sit down without loads of pain. Happened abit after sex help what can I be?

I have a pain in tailbone & bruise on bottom back can't sit down without loads of pain. Happened abit after sex help what can I be?

Coccydynia: You have contused the area (bruised). Use a pillow to sit on. Avoid activity that aggravates the area as much as possible. Can use ice to the area for up to 20 minutes. Over the counter pain relievers such as aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) can help. Read more

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What may cause severe pain in tailbone area? No redness, no known injury, no constipation. Hurts very bad to sit down and hurts very bad to stand up.

What may cause severe pain in tailbone area? No redness, no known injury, no constipation. Hurts very bad to sit down and hurts very bad to stand up.

Coccydynia: Sometimes, people are born with a malformed coccyx and this can be a source of chronic pain. It often has to do with a sharp angle between the coccyx and the sacrum. If you have coccygeal pain, a plain x ray could help sort this out. Read more

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I have an aching pain in my coccyx I sit down a lot and wonder if I may have coccydynia?

I have an aching pain in my coccyx I sit down a lot and wonder if I may have coccydynia?

This is a common: Symptom or presentation and can usually be seen in females without a history of trauma or injury. Avoid sitting for prolonged periods especially on non cushioned surfaces. If it persists, get it checked out by your physician. Read more

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What is going on with me? I'm a 35 year old woman. Lots of pain in tailbone area acompanied by urinary infection and minor bleeding.

What is going on with me? I'm a 35 year old woman. Lots of pain in tailbone area acompanied by urinary infection and minor bleeding.

You may have bladder: Orthopedic problems rarely relate to urinary bladder problems. However, rarely, bladder tumors invade bone in the coccyx, or "tailbone." you need x-rays and probably an MRI to evaluate. Read more

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I had emergency back surgery over 10 rs ago & have pain and numbness ever since but know I'm having horrible pain in tailbone area, doc not helping?

I had emergency back surgery over 10 rs ago & have pain and numbness ever since but know I'm having horrible pain in tailbone area, doc not helping?

This may not be rel-: -ated 2 your back surgery but may be coccyx in origin. Your "tail bone" needs to be evaluated. You can start with your PCP an X ray and a rectal exam will or could give you your answer. Symptoms are pain with bowel movements, sitting on hard surfaces, & even soft if for a long time. When you get out of a soft chair your pain will be worse. Read more

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Aching pain in right side groin, lower back, & legs. Random back spasm when lean forward & pain in tailbone/middle of buttock bone. What could it be?

Exam needed: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic but could be due to pelvic congestion or inflammation, but could also be due to musculoskeletal causes. I recommend that you consult your physician or gynecologist for diagnosis and treatment. If advisable referral to an orthopedic surgeon or rheumatologist can be made. In the meantime, nsaids like ibuprofen, if you can take them, May give you some relief. Read more

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