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Intense itch and burn at the base of spine, nerve reaction on pressing the area, relieves with ointment. Help?

in the upper part of buttocks at base of spine , off and on I have had an intense itch and burn . If I put pressure on the base of my tailbone at that time I get a nerve reaction thru my body. I am 69 yrs old. Sometime the line right under my tailbone will split so I put ointment on it. Then it goes away. I never know when I will have another attack.
Asked On : Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.You have repeated episodes of severe pain around your Tailbone.This is due to inflammation of the tailbone( Coccyx) It responds to painkillers and resolves after taking anti inflammatory drugs but it is notorious to recur again after some period.So consult your family physician and take some pain killing medication and anti inflammatory drugs as per his advise.Please see that you do not get infection there.
Answered: Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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