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I had bruised my tailbone (coccyx) more than a year ago and had swelling. Is it normal for the swelling to occur again?

I had bruised my tailbone (coccyx) more than a year ago and had swelling. Is it normal for the swelling to occur again?

Not abnormal: There is a condition known as coccydynia which literally means pain from the tailbone and it can certainly be characterized by recurrent episodes of pain and swelling. If it gets real bad, it is a condition that often responds. Ery well to cortisone. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Have focal edema on coccyx (mri result). Pain for now 7 months. Getting worth. Tried ultra sound, laser for swelling, cushion, advil (ibuprofen). What's next?

Have focal edema on coccyx (mri result). Pain for now 7 months. Getting worth. Tried ultra sound, laser for swelling, cushion, advil (ibuprofen). What's next?

Cushion: Usually using a cushion with a cut out (donut cushion) for 100% if sitting will allow this to resolve. Only rarely is surgical excision needed as a last resort. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in the body?

What causes swelling in the body?

Multiple causes -: Heart, kidney, lung, liver conditions; medication side effects etc. Take care! ...Read more

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What causes swelling of the lower?

What causes swelling of the lower?

Lower extremity : Swelling may result from different things such as problems with the veins or lymphatic system, systemic conditions like high blood pressure or heart failure, and trauma like sprains and fractures. A visit to your primary care physician or podiatrist may help to uncover the cause. If the swelling is sudden and in only one extremity, a you should see your doctor immediately to rule out a blood clot. ...Read more

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What causes thymus swelling?

What causes thymus swelling?

Also consider...: Good's syndrome, which is a rare immunodeficiency that has been described in adults and is manifested by thymoma in conjunction with a combined cellular/humoral immunodeficiency. ...Read more

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What causes facial swelling?

What causes facial swelling?

Many possibilities: there can be multiple causes for facial swelling. Depending on the location of the face, the duration, the reason for onset, etc. many possibilities exist. Allergy, infection, trauma, autoimmune to name a few. Suggest you schedule a visit with your primary care doc or a healthtap prime or concierge appt to get a more accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What causes sacral swelling?

What causes sacral swelling?

Sacral swelling: Swelling in this area is difficult to predict. It could be a pilonidal cyst or a lipoma or an abscess or a malignancy . I would recommend a referral to see a general surgeon who would be able to take your history and examine you and make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could lidocaine cause swelling?

Could lidocaine cause swelling?

Theoretically: Everything could. However, if you are asking about Lidocaine injected to induce local anesthesia, the swelling might be not only due to volume given but small bruise (hematoma) as well. Swelling can also be sign of inflammation or allergic reaction, with that broad question you might be better off discussing your specifics with the health professional. ...Read more

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Can an epidural cause face swelling?

Can an epidural cause face swelling?

If you have allergy: To the numbing medicine used during an epidural. If your tongue swells and you have hard time breathing, go to the er. If the symptom is mild, it will get better on it's own. ...Read more

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Dose taking lisinopil cause swelling?

Dose taking lisinopil cause swelling?

Where ?: Lisinopril can cause swelling around the mouth and you must tell your doctor asap if this occurred or call 911 and go to the nearest er. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Roh
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Coccyx (Definition)

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