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Can a sore tailbone be cancer?

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Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Chris Hawley
Dr. Chris Hawley
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

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.

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. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Chordoma rarely

Chordoma easy to miss MRI will find it if present.

In brief: Chordoma rarely

Chordoma easy to miss MRI will find it if present.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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