Aa
A
A
Close
14982247_tn?1437705406
Sore Tailbone
I have had a sore tailbone for 2 years. Anyone else found any treatments other than "wait it out" while using a coccyx cushion?
Cancel
4 Answers
Page 1 of 1
7721494_tn?1431631564
Hello ky1032, welcome to the pain forum.

Are you sure this is not a pilonidal cyst?

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pilonidal-cyst/basics/definition/CON-20025007

Otherwise, they call this coccydynia (pain in the coccyx,) and two years is too long.

Have you tried any mode of treatment?

Last resort is a surgical procedure called coccygectomy, but before consenting to this, I'd want multiple opinions.
Comment
Cancel
7721494_tn?1431631564
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
547368_tn?1440545385
Hi KY,

Welcome. I am sorry to hear about your pain. My sister suffered with the same or similar condition for over a year, this was a number of years ago. She finally required surgery and if was successful. Her pain is greatly reduced.

Phil has offered some good suggestions. Your symptoms have gone on far to long. It's time to either have your current treating physician become more aggressive in his treatment - or seek a second opinion.

Life is short - too short to live it in unnecessary discomfort. Please be assertive and obtain treatment.

I hope you'll keep in touch. I'll look forward to hearing from you again.

My Best,
~Tuck
Comment
Cancel
547368_tn?1440545385
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
14982247_tn?1437705406
Thanks for the comments. I will look into it!
Comment
Cancel
14982247_tn?1437705406
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
954005_tn?1304630205
Did you have an injury that resulted in the tailbone pain? If so, give some details...I am an "expert" when it comes to tailbone pain, having lived with it for about 8 years.  My pain is from an injury, and is permanent...so I rely on many different pain management techniques...so if you can provide more info I'll know which ones I should tell you about more:)
Comment
Cancel
954005_tn?1304630205
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
14982247_tn?1437705406
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Sore Tailbone
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Pain Management Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Pain Answerers
547368_tn?1440545385
Blank
Tuckamore
On the Beaches of Paradise, FL
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
namnam46
Anthem, AZ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
remar
st. louis, MO
317787_tn?1428318779
Blank
Dee1956
DC
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
fntn
MI
144586_tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222