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Coccyx Disorders Signs
Ice: If you have tailbone pain or coccydynia you could start by obtaining a donut cushion to sit on. This will relieve pressure on the coccyx. You can apply a gel ice pack or bag of frozen peas to the tender area twice a day for 10-15 min. You will not want to sit directly on your tailbone for a few weeks. See a physician if your pain does not improve or for medication management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coccyx: The coccyx is the name given to the very very end of the spine. Sometimes this area is referred to as the tailbone. A coccyx disorder can be the result of prolonged pressure resulting in a breakdown in the skin and creating an open wound. This is known as a pressure sore or bed sore. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in sides and lower back after eating and mild constipation, this happens quite often, intolerance or sign of crohns disease that my mum has?
What are symptoms of a sacral or coccyx chordoma? Is a pointy or sharp tailbone that protrudes a symptom of this disease?
Few symptoms: Chordoma is a rare malignancy of the lower sacrum, typically in male patients over 40. It is often associated with deep pain in pelvis/sacrum, and bowel obstruction due to the mass interfering with evacuation of colon. Neurologic symptoms are rare until late and include sciatica and bowel/bladder dysfunction. Tumors are slow growing, hard to resect/cure, and often found late in the disease. ...Read more
I have coccyx pain and degenerative disk disease and on disabiity, my pcp (on ppo) no time to manage disability paperwork 1. Getting diskogram from orthopedic, will not manage disability until after surgery
2. My pain dr does not manage disability
You : You can call your human resources department where you work and ask for their advice, or you can google "disability physician" in your area to try and find a doctor that can help you. You could also call the office manager in your doctor's office and ask their advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Low back pain has many causes. It is one of the most common reasons that people seek medical care. Having said that, low back pain on either side can indicate that your period is approaching. It could also be from other causes, such as uti's, ovarian cysts, muscle spasm, and others, so i would see your doctor if it persists. Take care. ...Read more
It is : Facet joints are the joint structures that connect the vertebrae to one another. It's not uncommon through normal "wear and tear" - so called degenerative arthritis - that these joints break down a bit. It's a very common finding and doesn't mean that you will have any problems from this now or in the future. Though it could be causes some discomfort in you; everyone's body is different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy sxs - HPT: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a hpt to know. ...Read more
No, but the symptoms: Associated with this can be controlled with lifestyle modifications including not smoking, weight control and regular exercise. If no contraindications, over the counter medications can help. Core muscular stabilization workouts can benefit as well including yoga and/ or pilates. ...Read more
My lower back cracks when I bend over. Is this a normal part of aging, or a sign of osteoporosis?
Menstrual cramps: Menstrual cramps are caused by the muscles in the uterus secreting proteins caused prostaglandins which cause the uterus to contract and menstruation to begin. Often women get cramps without bleeding before their periods. You can treat this by taking ibuprofen or naprosyn, (naproxen) both over the counter medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would my blood tests show no signs of inflammation when my glands and lower back are visibly inflamed?
Not surprising: Localizedinflamation or infection that is not systemic often will have normal blood counts. Get this treated. ...Read more
After doing back squats with weights above 250lbs, I have minor pain in my lower back the next day. Is this normal or a sign that something's wrong?
Less weight: This is your body telling you to back off somewhat on the weight. It would be best to back down the build up slowly. It would be good also to work with a trainer to make sure that you are doing the squats properly. ...Read more
I've had a herniated disc for 7 month at c6& 7&now i'm having issues with my lower back and degen disc disease runs in my family n can't find dr here!
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