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I sheared my coccyx in 2010. I'm currently experiencing tingling in the coccyx area. What do you recommend?

I sheared my coccyx in 2010. I'm currently experiencing  tingling in the coccyx area. What do you recommend?

Need more info: See your family physician. The coccyx anatomy precludes sometimes not healing well after trauma and the coccyx bones may be displaced causing this symptom. An x-ray may give you the answer. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Can a trapped nerve cause abdomen pain , urge to urinate and tingling in coccyx anus and penis?

Can a trapped nerve cause abdomen pain , urge to urinate and tingling in coccyx anus and penis?

More than pinching: If all is proceeding together, you have a bigger issue than a "pinched nerve", and you are describing a problem developing in the lower spinal cord or at the base of the lumbosacral cistern, perhaps a "filum terminale syndrome". Contact a neurologist and get this addressed. ...Read more

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What can cause burning in female coccyx area?

What can cause burning in female coccyx area?

Coccygodynia: Coccygodynia refers to pain in the coccyx, with sharp or achy discomfort radiating into the rectal area or buttocks. Organic coccygodynia is caused by traumatic arthritis due to coccyx dislocation or fracture (from injury or childbirth). Prolonged sitting contributes to functional coccygodynia. There are of course many other causes of rectal pain (covered in earlier Healthtap answers). ...Read more

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Can a coccyx cushion cause complications to your back?

Can a coccyx cushion cause complications to your back?

Not typically: Coccyx cushions generally do not cause problems with the back and are used to treat coccyx pain by taking pressure off the coccyx when seated. If you have low back pain when using a coccyx pad make sure you have a good lumbar support in the chair you are using. ...Read more

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What can be the main cause of coccyx pain?

What can be the main cause of coccyx pain?

Usually injury: Although there may be other potential causes for coccygeal pain, the most common cause is injury, even if you don't remember a specific injury. As an osteopathic doc who does a lot of pain treatment & manipulation, the vast majority of coccydinia is due to minor & major coccyx injuries. Even sitting wrong can injure it - fracture it or simply displace it. Manipulation &/or prolotherapy often help. ...Read more

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Im fit and healthy with a good diet and regular exercise. Had constant excrutiating pain in my lower back/coccyx for past year. What could be cause?

Im fit and healthy with a good diet and regular exercise. Had constant excrutiating pain in my lower back/coccyx for past year.  What could be cause?

Lumbar Pain: You can be physically fit and have serious back pain. It can be due to anatomic problems, and can also be due to a work-out program that needs to be corrected. The best advice is to seek out a medical opinion. You may need x-rays and possibly a mri. A course of physical therapy may help. ...Read more

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What can cause coccyx pain with no reason?

What can cause coccyx pain with no reason?

Old trauma: One of the causes of coccyx pain is previous trauma to the area. Also, bicycle riding, particularly spinning where there is a lot of banging into the seat, can contribute to coccyx pain. Muscle spasm of the pelvic floor can be a cause of coccyx pain. I would start with a visit to the doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause severe coccyx pain without injury or trauma?

What can cause severe coccyx pain without injury or trauma?

Trauma: Unrecognized trauma. Arthritis. Pilonidal sinus. Osteomyelitis. Periosteitis. Malignancies of various sorts. See your doctor instead of speculating. Doc will provide a proper exam and course of action to determine the cause and treatment of your problem. ...Read more

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What could cause coccyx pain without trauma?

What could cause coccyx pain without trauma?

Few things: Few things like previous trauma, severe constipation or tumors, so if it persists go get it checked. ...Read more

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Can a sudden fall onto your coccyx cause a disc to slip L5 s1?

Can a sudden fall onto your coccyx cause a disc to slip L5 s1?

Disc: It is certainly possible, but perhaps there were already disc issues before. ...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