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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Sacrum: Exam plus x-ray.
Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 59 years experience
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.
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
A Verified Doctoranswered
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schechter
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
Dr. Joseph Mele
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
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
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
start with: Your primary care doctor who will narrow it down to the proper specialist: rheumatology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedic, etc.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine & 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
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
Neurology 53 years experience
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
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 14 years experience
Could be: It could be. Have a proper physical exam and possible imaging studies done under the supervision of your physician.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 14 years experience
Benign: Malformation or abnormal mass of tangled blood vessels. Usually not an issue if it's small, if it's big it can be treated.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
8 to 12 weeks: Bone tissue takes awhile to heal . The sacrum may heal fine if there was a fracture that would be confirmed by a MRI if acute or at least documented ... Read More
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