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I have been having pain in my tail bone

I have been having pain in my tail bone for some time now about 2-3 months whenever i put pressure or weight on it, i does not hurt when i lay down or when i stand up. im going for a lumbar,sacrum/coccyx, pelvis x-ray tomorrow for sacrul pain, my family doctor told me what might possibly be wrong, it was a very technical name and she said it is commonly seen in guys but some girls too, i was wondering if you could give me the same technical name my doctor told me?
Asked On : Fri, 8 Jan 2010
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Hi.. Pain in the tail bone is referred to as Coccydynia or coccygodynia.. This can occur due to a bone problem, ligament problem or due to the skin around it..  but this is a condition that is commonly seen in females especially delivered females than males.. I hope this is what you were looking for..

Answered: Sat, 9 Jan 2010
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