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I feel pain in tailbone area while sitting. Do i need medical attention ?

Hi, My age is 27,I have a mild pain in my tail bone area for past 6 months. Usually pain occurs when I sit down in the Flatter surface. When I walk or when I go for sleep, I never feel any pain. My family doctor has suggested me to take a X-RAY, and the X-RAY results tells everything is normal. I wonder what could be the reason for my back pain . Doctor has given a mild dose to reduce my pain. Do I need to double check by going for MRI . Could you please advise is there any way to cure this problem. Thanks, Sairanjit
Asked On : Thu, 8 Dec 2011
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Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.This condition is called as coccydynia.this problem takes a long time to cure.Do Sitz bath in hot saline water( sit in the tub) and try sitting on the cushion with a slightly inflated tyre tube so that your tail bone doesn't come in direct contact and hangs in the air.It will take few weeks but you will be alright.Thanks and good luck.
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