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   Tailbone pain
 
Definition:
pain in the coccyx, located between the buttocks, and adjacent regions
 
Medical terms related to tailbone pain :
Coccydynia, Pain, Tailbone, Tailbone Pain, coccyx
 
Common causes of tailbone pain: 
o Trauma
o Fracture
o Infection
o
Sciatica:
Pain along the course of a sciatic nerve especially in the back of the thigh caused by compression, inflammation, or reflex mechanisms.

Other Causes of tailbone pain:
o Pilonidal Cyst:
Pilonidal cyst is a chronic infection of the skin in the region of the buttock crease resulting from a reaction to hairs embedded in the skin.Pilonidal disease is common in obese young men with thick, stiff body hair.
o Shingles (Called also Herpes zoster, Zona, Zoster)

 

Medications for tailbone pain may include: 
o Antipyretics, Analgesics
o Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
o Acetylsalicylic Acid, Aspirin, Ecotrin
o Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin, Medipren, Nuprin
o Naproxen, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Anaprox, Aleve
o Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen, Vicodin, Vicodin Es
   
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