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Causes Of Swelling In Coccyx
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
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
Have focal edema on coccyx (mri result). Pain for now 7 months. Getting worth. Tried ultra sound, laser for swelling, cushion, advil. 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See the pediatrician: Swelling of a child's face is not normal, and your child should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. This could be dental related (unlikely at this age), an insect bite (if red and swollen +/- itching) or it could represent an infection (red, swollen, warm, painful to touch, +/- fever). ...Read more
Constant swelling on the left side of my body only for the last several years. Swelling to the painful extent. Any clue as to possible causes?
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