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Coccydynia since 3 years want to do body building, have lower back pain and coccyx tender, male 20.So if I do weight lifting then will it cause damage?

Coccydynia since 3 years want to do body building, have lower back pain and coccyx tender, male 20.So if I do weight lifting then will it cause damage?

U may not make it-: -worse but the pain May inhibit U 2 attain Ur goals. U R young so U should try all conservative measures such as a pillow, NSAIDS if able 2 take them, also a pain clinic can offer injections. If nothing helps if it is really a problem U can't tolerate, U could seek a surgical opinion. Excision can B considered, so seek an orthopedic surgeon who is quite familiar with this proc. Done 20 good/happy. ...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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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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24 weeks pregnant with tailbone pain. Had ultrasound but everything is fine. What is the cause of this pain and how to get relief from it.

24 weeks pregnant with tailbone pain. Had ultrasound but everything is fine. What is the cause of this pain and how to get relief from it.

Please call your OB: You may have a broken coccyx bone or tendonitis u may need referral to an orthopedic doc for diagnosis, if that is the case u may need a special donut ring for the chair , u are not supposed to take anti-inflammatories when u are pregnant , please call your ob. ...Read more

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Suffering from Coccydynia since last 3 years, want to become a police officer hence want to do bodybuilding, if I do so then will it cause any damage?

Suffering from Coccydynia since last 3 years, want to become a police officer hence want to do bodybuilding, if I do so then will it cause any damage?

No if U can tol-: -the pain. but in that line of work, U R on Ur butt 4 hrs./day. I would rec U C a surgeon familiar with excision of the coccyx 4 a consult. I have excised about 20, in similar circumstances & all R better, & no complaints. the Dx can B made just by physical exam. it is close 2 the rectum, so choose carefully. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of the pain in my tailbone?

What are possible causes of the pain in my tailbone?

Many causes!: Tailbone pain is called coccydynia! there are many causes: trauma; inflammation where the coccyx attaches to the sacrum, as in spondylitis; infection (rare); periostitis, etc. You need to see someone knowledgeable about this type of pain. It can be a doc from several specialties. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of pain in my tailbone/pelvis region?

What are the most common causes of pain in my tailbone/pelvis region?

Strain or bruise: Bruised tailbone can be painful for a long time. If pelvic pain persists, you should see your doctor to make sure you don't have a pelvic infection. ...Read more

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