Painful bump next to coccyx

Lourdes -

Right now I am dying in pain!!!

I've had this problem since I was 12 and I'm now 26. I injured my tailbone by riding in the back of a pick up truck on the bare floor for a 2 hour trip. Since then I noticed that it would hurt so bad but I never got help for it. It hurt constant for about 4 years until it suddenly stopped.

But now, about 2 years ago the pain came back, but there's a bump on the right side of it and the pain is unbelievable!! The good thing is that it will go away after a week or so and then it appears again 2 or 3 months later. I have no idea what this bump that comes and goes ought to be. I did tell my neurosurgeon of this and he ordered some x-rays and nothing came up so he said I was fine. I don't know what to do!!!

Any suggestions?? PLEASE.......

Updated 2002-01-20

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