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Coccygodynia


Other Names for this Disease
  • Coccydynia
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Symptoms


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What signs and symptoms are associated with coccygodynia?

The classic symptom is pain when pressure is applied to the tailbone, such as when sitting on a hard chair. Symptoms usually improve with relief of pressure when standing or walking [1].

Other symptoms include [1]:
  • Immediate and severe pain when moving from sitting to standing
  • Pain during bowel movements
  • Pain during sex
  • Deep ache in the region of the tailbone
  • Last updated: 7/25/2013

    References
    1. Coccydynia. Cleveland Clinic Center for Consumer Health Information. http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/health-info/docs/4200/4241.asp?index=10436. Accessed 4/7/2008.