Protruding tailbone

Kim -

I am 42 and as long as I can remember my tailbone seems to protrude outward making sitting for long periods painful and having to reposition myself frequently. I can't sit on anything hard because the friction of my tailbone to the surface is painful. I can feel the bone and if I bend over you can actually see it protruding from the skin.

Anyone ever heard of such a problem or know what causes it and how to cure it?

Updated 2003-11-09

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