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Forum Name: Spinal problems and back pain

Question: very painfull lump above coccyx!

 prodigy1 - Sun Nov 09, 2008 1:39 pm

The lump comes and goes, but lately it is here on a much longer base, when i push on it there is some blood that comes out of a small hole right at the tail bone.It is very sore now and i am worried.if there is anyone who can shine some light on this i would be very greatfull

 John Kenyon, CNA - Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:32 pm

User avatar Hello -

It sounds as though there is a boil or abcess of some sort. This is actually not an ususual place for these things to develop. If you can apply warm, moist compresses on it, or sit in a warm bath (not hot) it may help the thing to drain and heal, but it may require a doctor to drain it or prescribe antibiotics in order for it to completely resolve.

I hope this is helpful. Good luck to you.

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