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medicine for tailbone injury
A 46-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: This would depend on the type of injury. Was it a coccyx or sacral fracture or a spinal cord injury? Fractures may lead to osteoarthritis later on a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Upto a year for the : Pain to improve and tenderness to resolve, in a majority of cases. In some it might even take longer.
A 31-year-old member asked:
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Analgesic: Can try prescription Lidoderm or flector patch (diclofenac).
24 years experience Psychiatry
NSAID's: Hello, consider talking to your physician about nsaid's. Acupuncture can also be helpful for coccydynia.
A 40-year-old member asked:
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
These Hurt!: Coccyx injuries can be very painful and can last for months. Little can be done for these injuries other that waiting it out, treating symptomaticall ... Read More
A female asked:
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Xray or bone scan: Broken tailbone (coccyx) is usually diagnosed with a x-ray but may require a bone scan or MRI to conform it. A rectal exam confirms it clinically .Sit ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
47 years experience Rheumatology
Can but unlikely!: You can fracture your coccyx, or bruise the lower portion of your back. Both usually remit with time!
A 34-year-old member asked:
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: "tailbone" injuries can be very painful and for a very long time. Pain will probably dictate your return to your sports. Of course re-injury can occ ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
27 years experience Family Medicine
Leave it to the pros: If you are concerned about a "tailbone"(coccyx) injury best to leave it to the professionals and let your doctor decide your course of treatment.
A 18-year-old female asked:
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can use not effectiv: Even with crutches u still sit ; walk.I rec. A donut pillow 2 sit on ; if crutches help fine but u will tire of them soon.
A male asked:
16 years experience Neurology
Get an MRI: Those symptoms commonly happen, but are not "normal". That could suggest nerve damage and I would recommend you get evaluated and consider an MRI to ... Read More
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