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What causes pain in the tailbone?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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The tailbone or "coccyx" is the small trail of bones that connect to the end of your sacrum, and form the end of your spine.
A painful tailbone can come from several things. Trauma to the tailbone which might occur with a fall. An abnormally positioned tailbone that is under stress with prolonged siting, and in very rare cases abnormal growths can occur on the tailbone.

In brief: See below

The tailbone or "coccyx" is the small trail of bones that connect to the end of your sacrum, and form the end of your spine.
A painful tailbone can come from several things. Trauma to the tailbone which might occur with a fall. An abnormally positioned tailbone that is under stress with prolonged siting, and in very rare cases abnormal growths can occur on the tailbone.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Tailbone

Most likely bursitis in coccyx joints from prolonged sitting, otherwise arthritis or hemorrhoids or prostate or anal fissure are rare attributes.

In brief: Tailbone

Most likely bursitis in coccyx joints from prolonged sitting, otherwise arthritis or hemorrhoids or prostate or anal fissure are rare attributes.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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