Tailbone (Coccyx) Injury (cont.)
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Tailbone Pain Causes
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There are many different conditions that can lead to tailbone pain. Often, the cause of the pain is unknown (idiopathic) and never determined. Conditions known to lead to coccyx pain include the following.
Less common causes of coccyx pain include bone spurs, compression of nerve roots, localized infections, and tumors.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/12/2015
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