Rated 5.0/5 based on 16 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Sore Tailbone Causes

Share
1

1
Tailbone has been sore for a few days. No injury has caused it to be sore. Woke up this morning with it being bruised. What could it be?

Tailbone has been sore for a few days. No injury has caused it to be sore. Woke up this morning with it being bruised. What could it be?

Sitting positions: or a hard mattress are things to consider. Try to not "slouch" while sitting and try sleeping on side if possible to see if these help. Also car seats are often a problem because they have a more reclined position. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Rashed Hasan
28 years in practice
538K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Jeffrey Roh
299 doctors shared insights

Coccyx (Definition)

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


2

2
2 weeks ago i fell ice, 4 days later i got a sore pimple type thing at the base of my tailbone its now spread & I have 4/5. Is it cause of the fall?

2 weeks ago i fell ice, 4 days later i got a sore pimple type thing at the base of my tailbone its now spread & I have 4/5. Is it cause of the fall?

Let me explian: Most likely not but take care them early before they cause more problems. Ask your doctor to take x-ray on the tail bone to see if it is broken. Good luck. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Rashed Hasan
28 years in practice
538K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
What can cause someone to wake up with a sore coccyx?

What can cause someone to wake up with a sore coccyx?

Coccyx pain: One possible cause may be injury. Falls or direct trauma to the area may result in a coccyx fracture which is painful. ...Read more

Get help now ›
4

4
How can I heal tailbone soreness?

How can I heal tailbone soreness?

Protect: This takes time. Sit on a doughnut all the time, or stand. Have you had an xr or been evaluated by an orthopedist? If not this is the place to start. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified
28 years in practice
538K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
Tailbone sore for no reason, what could be wrong?

Tailbone sore for no reason, what could be wrong?

Hard to say: There is a condition known as coccydynia, which means pain from the tailbone. In this condition, the tailbone is usually quite tender. It also may be coming from other structures in the area as well. Usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can. Determine the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

Get help now ›
8

8
I have sore and pain sometimes in my tailbone specially when I am sitting my X-ray is normal what should I do?

See below:: The possibility of this being a fracture of the tailbone (coccyx) is high, if there is a history of sustaining a fall onto your butt, unless there is a weakness in the bone from beforehand. Using a ring cushion to sit on is helpful with nsaids for pain. It can take 3-4 months for it heal, sometimes longer. Rarely surgery is needed. Dx with a bone scan, ct scan or MRI as per your orthopod. See him. ...Read more

Get help now ›
9

9
Ever since I've been pregnant my tailbone has been sore why do u think that is I've never had an injury in that area or in general?

Ever since I've been pregnant my tailbone has been sore why do u think that is I've never had an injury in that area or in general?

Common in pregnancy: Low back pain is exceedingly common in pregnancy. It can be due to the increase in weight being carried in your uterus and stretching of some of the abdominal ligaments to make room for the fetus. ...Read more

Get help now ›
10

10
Can a sore tailbone be cancer?

Can a sore tailbone be cancer?

Sore Tailbone: While it could be cancer, there are other more common causes of tailbone pain, such as pilonidal cyst or trauma. An x-ray would be a good place to start. ...Read more

Get help now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Rashed Hasan
28 years in practice
538K people helped
Continue
67,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook