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I have anklyosing spondylitis and i was told a defect to my tailbone. Doctor said i was born that way. My tailbone pertrudes outward. I have excruciat?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Coccydynia

You may have Coccydynia, which literally means pain from the tail bone.
An exam and appropriate diagnostic rest to rule out other causes is often the first step. If Coccydynia is confirmed, an injection can sometimes work extremely well for some, there are other options as well. Don't hesitate to discuss with your doctor.

In brief: Coccydynia

You may have Coccydynia, which literally means pain from the tail bone.
An exam and appropriate diagnostic rest to rule out other causes is often the first step. If Coccydynia is confirmed, an injection can sometimes work extremely well for some, there are other options as well. Don't hesitate to discuss with your doctor.
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