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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Sacrum: Exam plus x-ray.
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
X-ray: An x-ray should determine if the sacrum has a fracture. Sometimes a ct scan may be needed if the x-ray is questionable.
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Dr. Jeffrey Gross
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Sacral insufficiency: Sacral fractures can also be subtle. CT must have thin cuts and reconstructed views. There are also types of fractures of a compressive (insufficien ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schechter
37 years experience Family Medicine
Lower back bone: Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis at the sacro-i ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Base of spine.: The sacrum is a large flat trapezoidal bone, found at the base of the spine. It forms the posterior portion of the pelvis. There are four bones surrou ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
start with: Your primary care doctor who will narrow it down to the proper specialist: rheumatology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedic, etc.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Radiologic findings: This is terminology a radiologist would use to describe changes on imaging that appear to spread throughout the sacrum (bone between waist and tailbo ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure: The body can often withstand significant trauma without any significant damage. If the pain persists, or worsens, then it is time to be evaluated by ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Sciatica: 20's female with twisted sacrum asks about future problems. Osteopaths regard sacroiliac joint (SIJ) nutation (also called "Short Leg Sign&q ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Is this definite ?: Is this your diagnosis or did a doctor tell you this? Which nerve is the culprit, and how did this occur? To determine treatment, we need to know a ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
13 years experience Psychiatry
Could be: It could be. Have a proper physical exam and possible imaging studies done under the supervision of your physician.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Impossible: You cannot strengthen a broken bone. However you need to consult an orthopedic surgeon perhaps someone specialized in pain management , to provide you ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Have it looked at: See a professional. Cracking sounds are not normal.
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