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I have a dislocated coccyx. The dislocation is not suitable for manual manipulation. What surgical options are available to me, and the side effects.
Coccyx: Surgery for this is rare. Removal is the best bet if you've exhausted conservative treatment. ...Read more
My mother is 76 and has a dislocated coccyx, oral med has only led to dependency, pt did not help. Do we have other options? history of sepsis and c-diff
Pls advise long term prognosis of fractured coccyx, dislocated (90 degrees to spine) for 33 year old female. Thanks !?
Can non dislocated fracture of coccyx trigger delayed neuralgia in neck and skull? injured beg November, neuralgia stared end Dec. Tks.
Highly unlikely: There is virtually no chance that the neuralgic pains you're feeling from December in the neck or the "skull" as you put it have anything to do with the coccygeal fracture. It would be kinda like finding a Polar Bear sunbathing in the Amazon Rain Forest! Totally WRONG location! Nice thing about fractures is that PAIN marks the spot...like the X on a treasure map! Anything else is "fool's gold!" ...Read more
Joint displacement.: A dislocation of a joint occurs when the 2 matching surfaces of a joint are no longer in contact. This is typically quite painful and requires immediate medical attention. The joint will need to be reduced, in order for the 2 joint surfaces to come together. This often requires some form of anesthesia or sedation. After a dislocation, the joint may be unstable and require immobilization. ...Read more
Could happen: Typically can be a post-traumatic finding if one lands forcefully right on the coccyx. It can fracture, or can dislocated. Sometimes some people have something called hooked coccyx, where there is no dislocation, but there is an acutely angled (inwardly angled coccyx), these all could be symptomatic and cause pain in the tailbone area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arm pulling: A dislocated radial head is commonly called the "nursemaid's elbow" and is a fairly common injury in toddlers. It is caused by pulling or jerking the arm (as in grabbing a fleeing toddler), pulling the radial head out of its place. It is easily treated and rarely leads to any further problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers