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xray says my tail bone is not bone but i live with pain number 8 all the time please help

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It could be a dislocated tailbone, or even just a simple sprain. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: This is not the usual picture but it could happened with people how lost weight or lie down a lot.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Soft tissue damage: If the x-ray is normal and you don't have pain radiating into your legs then you probably sustained soft tissue damage that is persistent. I would se ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ben Eggleston
18 years experience Radiology
Mri will show more: the xray you had can show fractures &bone displacement. An mri shows more information...including bone bruise ( like micro fractures &painful ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
X-ray shows: Issues with bones. You can still have an issue with a nerve. I would suggest an MRI or EMG/NCV studies.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely soft ti-: Ssue contusional injuries from the fall with superficial neuritis (of the nerves in and just below the skin). These get better slowly and sometimes ca ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
See your doctor: Have your doctor examine you to find the cause of your pain. It may be a muscle sprain which will typically settle down in 2 weeks. You can also take ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Injury vs nerve prob: Pain in the "tailbone" region can be a result of a bone/muscle injury or a nerve problem. Since it has lasted for 3-4 months, it is important that you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Pad: Use a memory foam pressure relieving pad on long trips in the car or on a plane. The inconvenience of carrying the pad is well worth the relief that ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
34 years experience Pain Management
Injections and Meds: Coccydynia is a chronic pain around your tailbone coming from the abnormal anatomic relationships and strain on the supporting ligaments. There can al ... Read More
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