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My tailbone and lower back hurt bad.What could this be? It is on and around my spine and by my butt and is making my hips and legs hurt.

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Dr. Saad Chaudhary
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Will likely improve

How long ago did it start? Any trauma? Most lower back/buttocks and sacral pain can be improved with anti inflammatory medications and directed physical therapy.
I would recommend taking Motrin or naprosyn (naproxen) if you don't have heart burn or stomach issues. If pain does not improve and it's been around for about a month along with numbness ; tingling or weakness in legs then i would see spine doc.

In brief: Will likely improve

How long ago did it start? Any trauma? Most lower back/buttocks and sacral pain can be improved with anti inflammatory medications and directed physical therapy.
I would recommend taking Motrin or naprosyn (naproxen) if you don't have heart burn or stomach issues. If pain does not improve and it's been around for about a month along with numbness ; tingling or weakness in legs then i would see spine doc.
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