Aim: Coccydynia refers to pain originating from the coccyx, or tailbone.It is aimed to investigate the coexistence of coccydynia with hemorrhoid which is similar afflictions in the same region.
Material and Methods: Thirty-seven patients who had hemorrhoids at the end of the physical examination evaluations of eighty-seven coccydynia patients were included in this study.
Patients with hemorrhoids were divided into two groups: those with external hemorrhoids (Group 1) and those with internal hemorrhoids (Group 2). The demographic characteristics were recorded and pain assessment of the cases were compared with the numerical rating scale (NRS) during the sitting and standing periods. P 0.05), NRS in Group 1 (5.83±3.51), Group 2 (2.28±1.59) were found statistically significant (p
Coccydynia, hemorrhoid, pain
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