A member asked:

I was walking down the stairs and i had slipped. the top of buttock is very painful in one place i know its not my tailbone because i have broken my tailbone years previous. i have no pain in my tailbone just my butt. what can i do to ease the pain?

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Dr. Hiep Le answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

Apply ice pack at the area for 10-15 minutes, several times next 24 hours. You probably have a bruised buttock muscle. I doubt an iliac bone fracture but it could not be ruled out if pain persists for days and weeks. Good luck.

Answered 3/25/2023



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