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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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My tailbone has grown to certain length and i am having pain for this

Hello doctor , my tailbone is has grown to certain length... It s been more than 8 or 9 years..... Now it has started paining while sitting... And makes difficult... What should I do??Is it dangerous... I am 22 years old....I haven t been to doctor...
Wed, 20 Apr 2011
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It is not the growth of your tail bone which is making it painful. It is a kind of arthritis of the bone coccyx. You need to stop sitting on any hard surfaces and take pain killers along with anti inflammatory drugs to have relief. Sitz bath in warm water will also help.
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