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What causes soreness in the tailbone area?

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Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha

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Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: My tailbone is sore. It has been for a couple weeks. I have not injured it in anyway. It is uncomfortable to sit and and it is bothersome at night while trying to go to sleep. Any ideas?
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Answered by Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Use of proper sitting support is essential

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone through your query carefully and understand your concerns. Possibly it is due to the irritation involving your coccyx. I'd suggest using a donut cushion to sit upon.

Also, apply hot compress over the area.

Let me know if I could help further.

Regards


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