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I have severe pain in my lower back into my tailbone

Patient: I have severe pain in my lower back into my tailbone I cannot bear down to poop i have lost control to do that what should i do? Please help me

 

 

Doctor: HelloThank you for posting your query on ATD.I have gone through your query and understand your concern. You are h aving coccydynia. Its treatment is hot sits bath. In this one is advised to sit in a tub full of warm water for 10 minutes each in morning and evening. Analgesic such as ibuprofen are helpful in pain relief. Vitamin B and C is helpful in recovery. You are advised to use a well-padded seat when sitting and avoid long periods of sitting when possible. You can further investigate it by MRI of the lumbosacral spine. Hope your query get answered.Wishing you a good health.Take care

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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