What causes pain in the tailbone?

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

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What causes pain in the tailbone?

Usually butt trauma. Tailbone pain is usually from a bruised or broken tailbone due to trauma to the tailbone. A doctor can evaluate and confirm the diagnosis. Anti-inflammatory drugs like Motrin can help. Tailbone injuries are annoying because of the long healing time. The tailbone moves a bit every time a person sits, stands, or walks, so healing can be difficult. Sometimes, one can have a tumor at the tailbone.
Coccydynia. Tailbone pain (coocydynia) can occur from trauma or some type of irritation to the tailbone. Try sitting in a 'donut' for a couple of weeks and a trial of nsaids. If pain is not improving see your ors. Good luck!
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.

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 good luck.