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What are the major symptoms of a tail bone injury?

What are the major symptoms of a tail bone injury?

Pain: Pain particularly when sitting. Pain is improved when sitting on a donought cushion. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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What can I do about a tail bone injury and pain?

What can I do about a tail bone injury and pain?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Who should I seek help from for a tail bone injury?

Who should I seek help from for a tail bone injury?

Doctor: If you think it is broken orthopedist. If not significantly malaligned there is really little to do but manage the pain. If not broke have found often associated with pelvic obliquity, in this case chiropractic care or manual therapy with a qualified physical therapist is helpful, . ...Read more

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Will a tail bone injury fall in the category of spinal cord injury?

Will a tail bone injury fall in the category of spinal cord injury?

No: If all that was injured is the coccyx. The spinal cord ends in the upper lumbar spine. The coccyx or "tail bone" is a small boney structure off the end of the sacrum. There are no associated spinal cord components that far down the spinal collumn. Injuries to this bone and surrounding soft tissues can be very painfull however, and perpheral nerves can be involved. ...Read more

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6 days late. 4 test neg. All symptoms. Major cramps and pains in stomache and tail bone. What can this be?

6 days late. 4 test neg. All symptoms. Major cramps and pains in stomache and tail bone. What can this be?

Infection: Cramping is not a symptom of early pregnancy. It is a symptom of infection or premenstrual situations. You very well may have a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Tail bone pain no injury?

Coccydynia : Coccydynia refers to pain in the region of the coccyx. Most cases are associated with abnormal mobility of the coccyx which may trigger a chronic inflammatory process leading to degeneration of this structure. Nonsurgical management remains the gold standard treatment for coccydynia, consisting of decreased sitting, seat cushioning, coccygeal massage, stretching, local injection of steroids. ...Read more

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For the last mth my tail bone has hurt. Usually after sitting. Im kind of getting worried as there has been no injury. Any insight?

For the last mth my tail bone has hurt. Usually after sitting. Im kind of getting worried as there has been no injury. Any insight?

Many causes: Coccydynia is pain in or around the area of the coccyx, also called the tailbone. You have described the classic symptom. See your doctor for an inspection/palpation of this area to detect any abnormal masses or abscesses (infections). Anti-inflammatory medications, a doughnut cushion to take stress of it usually helps. Manipulation can help sometimes as well, surgery is rarely necessary. ...Read more

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Why is my tail bone curved and feel like there's a bump? No injury. It hurts to sit on it. I lost fifteen pounds months ago.

Why is my tail bone curved and feel like there's a bump? No injury. It hurts to sit on it. I lost fifteen pounds months ago.

Tailbone. : Please see a specialist. You need advanced imaging including, x-rays and possibly and mri. Weight loss and changes in the bony structure of a persons body should be evaluated in person by a physician. ...Read more

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I have sudden pain in tail bone area, and sometimes back of legs, excruciating pain, I can not sit, lay, hurts to even walk, No injury. Causes?

Lower back pain: You are a 56 years old female, and you're complaining of severe lower back pain which radiates to the legs, but not the thighs? Does the pain go to the feet? Have you ever had a motor vehicle accident, such as months, years, maybe four 5 – 10? If somebody catches the midline of the back, would that generate severe pain? Have you ever had imaging, studies of the spine. If not, you should see an pai ...Read more

Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Coccyx (Definition)

Coccyx is the triangular piece of bone at the end of the spine. It is commonly ...Read more