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I fell hurt ribs shooting pain on one ribs , broken?

I fell hurt ribs shooting pain on one ribs , broken?

Rib pain: Even though you think it is only rib pain, it's best to check this out with a physician to make sure it is not something not more severe. ...Read more

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Coccyx (Definition)

Coccyx is the triangular piece of bone at the end of the spine. It is commonly ...Read more


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Sharp calf pain, tender shin bone, moved to hip?

Sharp calf pain, tender shin bone, moved to hip?

Exam: You need a complete exam by a physician including a neurological exam. This may be caused by a herniated disc. ...Read more

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Bruising color around tailbone no pain?

Bruising color around tailbone no pain?

Bruise: Depending about how much fatty tissue is around the tailbone, the bruise may or may not hurt. If you bruise easily or taking aspirin or anti-inflammatories like motrin you can bruise with just a small bump. Best to have it looked at. ...Read more

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Broken collar bone hurts?

Broken collar bone hurts?

Yep, I bet it does: Most heal without surgery without resulting in significant residual pain and/or dysfunction. If the doctor is concerned that it won't heal without surgery or that it would heal and result in pain and/or dysfunction, the doctor will discuss surgery. Those that require surgery usually do great after surgery. ...Read more

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Tail bone pain no injury?

Tail bone pain no injury?

See below: Sounds like you have coccydynia or 'tailbone pain'. This can occur with trauma to the tail bone, abnormally positioned coccyx, or poor sitting posture. Try using a good lumbar support to help shift your pelvis forward. This will put the pressure on your ischium. (bottom part of pelvic bone), and will shift the weight off of your coccyx (tailbone). ...Read more

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Slipped on ice, landed on right elbow. Xrays showed no big break. Its bruised, swellings down. Elbows very sensitive. Hairline or just bruised bone?

Slipped on ice, landed on right elbow. Xrays showed no big break. Its bruised, swellings down. Elbows very sensitive. Hairline or just bruised bone?

Sounds like a bru --: Ised elbow, as the xrays were negative. Protect the elbow, for a 10-14 days and if its only a bruised, it'll get better. If not improving or getting worse, get a another xray as in some cases initial xray may not show a fx, which was present. So protecting it for 2 weeks and re-xraying it would be the way to go. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hurt my tailbone playing soccer, could it be broken?

Yes, and no...: I don't know the mechanism of your particular soccer injury, but you can certainly injure the coccyx or tailbone playing any sport, especially if you fall directly onto it. The only definitive way to say if the coccyx is actually broken is to x-ray it or perform some other radiography such as ct/mri. ...Read more

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Hit my arm hard week ago, elbow very bruised still painfully, hard bump and swollen where hit. Hurts , xray no fracture. Please help?

Hit my arm hard week ago, elbow very bruised still painfully, hard bump and swollen where hit.  Hurts , xray no fracture. Please help?

If U hit the point-: -of the elbow there is a bursa & it often fills with blood or fluid, & can swell quite a lot. If U have a scrape or skin violated it can become infected. Early Rx is best. C an orthopedist 4 eval sometimes aspiration is done and steroids injected. This is extraarticular so no steroid enters the joint. Then usually wrap, NSAIDS & antibiotics only if infected. ...Read more

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Swollen bruised toe, bite or broken?

Swollen bruised toe, bite or broken?

Painful? Injury?: Tender? Most often an injury preceeds a fracture. Don't know your history. If injured - will require an x-ray to determine if there is a fracture. ...Read more

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Big dog hit shin bone about 5 inches below knee. bruised she knocked me down landed on knee, knocked off shoe pain is severe in knee when i bend it.

Big dog hit shin bone about 5 inches below knee.  bruised she knocked me down landed on knee, knocked off shoe pain is severe in knee when i bend it.

Apply ice: See orthopedist if ice doesn't resolve your issue as you may of sustained an injury of some sort. Yu can take an NSAID like Motrin if no contraindication. ...Read more

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Is broken coccyx painful when sitting ?

Yes: Try sitting on a 'donut' and trying a NSAID ( ibuprofen)...see your physician for further treatment options if no improvement after fracture heals( or before). Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Badly sprained right ankle; help?

Badly sprained right ankle; help?

R.I.C.E.: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation for one week. Also if you have no contraindications, advil (ibuprofen) is good too. If you still hurt after one week, or can't walk, go see. Dr for x-rays. ...Read more

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Anal fisure cause tail bone pain?

No: An anal fissure should not cause tail bone pain unless there is communicating tunneling or an active infectious process going on arising from the fissure. This is a more serious situation and if you feel the two are related, then you need to have it checked by your primary care doc. ...Read more

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Broke fibula and sprained ankle 5 week ago. Slipped and cracked ankle on tile ledge. Feel something hard and uneven under swelling on ankle. Reinjury?

Broke fibula and sprained ankle 5 week ago. Slipped and cracked ankle on tile ledge. Feel something hard and uneven under swelling on ankle. Reinjury?

Possible but alnorma: If the fracture is healing you may be feeling a normal healing response with bone healing called callous. However you should follow up wi your doctor for exam and x-ray. ...Read more

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Could a paining coccyx ever heal?

Could a paining coccyx ever heal?

It depends on how it: was injured in the 1st place. There can B injury 2 the joints & they develop arthritis like any joint. Also a Fx can cause trouble if it forms a nonunion but either way if it is severe, 1st=use a doughnut pillow, 2 NSAIDS 3 injection @ a pain clinic & last but not least excision. ...Read more

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Huge lump on rib cage bone spur?

Cartilage or bone: You should have this evaluated with x-ray and bone scan to help determine if an excisional biopsy is indicated. ...Read more