Tailbone (Coccyx) Injury (cont.)
Tailbone Injury Symptoms
- Severe localized pain and tenderness may be felt in the tailbone area.
- If the injury is traumatic, a bruise may be visible in this area.
- The pain is generally worse when sitting for prolonged periods of time, or with direct pressure to the tailbone area.
- Bowel movementsand straining are often painful.
- Some women may experience pain during sexual intercourse.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/27/2014
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