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I have severe lower back pain. I am only a teen and I am active not lazy. It hurts when i sit or stand for a long time. It feels like my tailbone.

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Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Back pain in young

Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting.
For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider also disc herniation which may cause pain without sciatica. Stress fracture (spondylolysis) occurs in 5% of the population without any symptoms. If symptoms persist, then see your doc for a more specific evaluation.

In brief: Back pain in young

Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting.
For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider also disc herniation which may cause pain without sciatica. Stress fracture (spondylolysis) occurs in 5% of the population without any symptoms. If symptoms persist, then see your doc for a more specific evaluation.
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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Tailbone pain

Have your doctor check you out for sacroilitis.

In brief: Tailbone pain

Have your doctor check you out for sacroilitis.
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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Nonspecific

Your complaint is fairly nonspecific and a number of conditions could be the cause, such as early degenerative disc, herniated disc, pinched nerve, facet mediated pain, coccydynia, intra-pelvic pathology, etc.
A medical evaluation would certainly be advised if pain has been persistent and/or severe.

In brief: Nonspecific

Your complaint is fairly nonspecific and a number of conditions could be the cause, such as early degenerative disc, herniated disc, pinched nerve, facet mediated pain, coccydynia, intra-pelvic pathology, etc.
A medical evaluation would certainly be advised if pain has been persistent and/or severe.
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