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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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Could you break my coccyx?

Yes: It is possible to break the coccyx...At the same time if you do, typically there isnt any treatment for it. ...Read more

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Why does my coccyx hurt when i sit?

Why does my coccyx hurt when i sit?

Trauma?: Could be a fractured coccyx if you have a history of trauma. Follow up with orthopedist or pcp for possible xrays. ...Read more

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Why is my coccyx in excruciating pain?

Why is my coccyx in excruciating pain?

Many possible causes: The pain can be from local injury especially if traumatized such as in a fall. The pain can be referred from another body part including the pelvic organs or lumbar spine. The treatment varies with the cause. ...Read more

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Is broken coccyx painful when sitting ?

Yes: Try sitting on a 'donut' and trying a NSAID ( ibuprofen)...see your physician for further treatment options if no improvement after fracture heals( or before). Best of Luck! ...Read more

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What sort of disease is a coccyx disorder?

What sort of disease is a coccyx disorder?

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 more

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Hi docs, would a paining coccyx ever heal?

Hi docs, would a paining coccyx ever heal?

Coccydynia.: This sounds like coccydynia, which is a pain in the tail bone which occurs after sitting on a hard surface for a long time or from falling onto your tail bone onto a hard surface. Can take a long time to heal up. You can try sitting on a "donut", that soft cushion with a hole in the middle that you find at the surgical supply stores. Anti inflammatories may help. ...Read more

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How can I stop the pain of an injured coccyx?

How can I stop the pain of an injured coccyx?

Unload the area: Avoiding direct pressure on the coccyx, such as using a pillow with a cutout (donut) can be helpful. Decreasing your activity and using antiinflammatories will also help decrease the pain. Have an evaluation if the pain persists. ...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