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I have colitis chrons would I get a pain in my coccyx with this?

I have colitis chrons would I get a pain in my coccyx with this?

With Crohn's? Sure.: Inflammatory bowel disease includes a spectrum of disorders that result in gut inflammation with systemic manifestations. Gut involvement in ulcerative colitis is limited to the lining of the colon whereas in crohn's disease there is transmural (full-thickness) inflammation that can involve any portion of the gut (from mouth to anus) & adjacent structures. Abscess, fistula, bony changes possible. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more


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What can be causing a pain around the coccyx? I am eighteen, and I have had chronic constipation all of my life. About a day ago, i noticed a soreness above my anus, around my coccyx that has been gradually getting worse. I did not fall, and the soreness

This : This sounds suspicious for a pilonidal cyst/sinus that may be infected. This is more common in young men. If infected antibiotics and sometimes draining any infected fluid may be needed. If not infected then some recommend soaks but occasionally surgery to excise the cyst or sinus is needed. A general or colorectal surgeon usually manages this. Of course there are other possibilities so this should be looked at by a physician. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a large mass or two things inside my vagina which basically close it up. My whole vulva area looks warped with lumps and colours. what could this be? Coccyx & pelvic pain too.

I have what looks like a large mass or two things inside my vagina which basically close it up. My whole vulva area looks warped with lumps and colours. what could this be? Coccyx & pelvic pain too.

See your doctor: One thing that comes to mind is the possibility of enlarged and possibly infected Bartholin's cysts. The Bartholin glands are around the vaginal lips and can become blocked, creating a cyst or sometimes an abscess. Abscesses need to be drained and can cause infection further than just the vulvo-vaginal area.This could explain your pelvic pain. Please see your doc for proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Info on paraspinal abscess?

Info on paraspinal abscess?

Interesting: Paraspinal abscess is an infection of the area around the spinal cord. If the abscess compresses nerves, it can cause serious neurologic problems including paralysis. It can come from an area of adjacent infection or it can be seeded from a distant site via the bloodstream. This is usually a surgical emergency or it can be drained by ct guidance. Iv antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is an abscess on the skin and what do I do for it?

What is an abscess on the skin and what do I do for it?

See below: An abcess is when bacteria invade deeper into the skin and create a pocket of infection that spreads into nearby tissue enlarging it. Antibiotics will not help. The treatment is having a doctor numb it up and open the top with a scalpel allowing the infectious pus inside drain out and removing any contents inside. This will relieve the abcess. ...Read more

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I have a bad bad cut it's like an abscess or something worse . ?

I have a bad bad cut it's like an abscess or something worse . ?

Go to urgent care: This should be treated at an urgent care facility to protect you from infection complications and to optimize healing potential. If you've lost a lot of blood - that needs attention too. Get to care ASAP. Try to avoid eating or drinking anything but water and if you have ingested anything tell the doctors about it. Calling 911 may be a good idea if this just happened. ...Read more

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I hurt my coccyx last year and it still hurts! please help me figure out what to do?

I hurt my coccyx last year and it still hurts! please help me figure out what to do?

Let see how we can: Help you.1-did you take an x-ray on it.2-if the x-ray okay, you have what we call coccydenia (pain in the tail bone). Start with sites bath everyday with warm water, use stool softener if you are constipated, use air daunt to set in, take some anti-iflammorty medications or pain medicine, try for a week if it help, fine if not visit orthopedic surgeon for evaluation , possible cortisone shot. ...Read more

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My coccyx hurts worse the second time I fell?

My coccyx hurts worse the second time I fell?

May there is fractur: That is possibility that you may fracture it, check it out. ...Read more

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What is a coccyx good for?

What is a coccyx good for?

Good loving: It provides the back-end attachment of the deep muscles of the pelvis. They do a lot of really helpful things, especially during love-making. The coccyx isn't a high-profile, glamor organ but without it, life wouldn't be so good. ...Read more

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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