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How Do I Keep My Tailbone From Hurting If Sitting In Hard Chair All Day
Girdle: I know they are not in fashion now but pulling your bottom to give you more cushion can help. A doughnut cushion or ring floaty may help too. ...Read more
I sat in a reclining folding chair yesterday and crashed through it to a hard floor. I felt fine then, but today my tailbone hurts--only while I am rising from my chair. What's wrong, and what to do?
Coccyx: You may have bruised or fractured your coccyx. It will take some time to heal, but if it's getting worse, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I fell on my back&tailbone falling out of a chair.So now it really hurts when i'm sitting&walking.It doesn't feel just bruised. What's happened to it?
Bruised or broken: It could be bruised or fractured. Usually not much to do. Try a donut pillow. ...Read more
Fell off a chair and hit my bum and tailbone very hard 1 mth ago. Hurts on and off esp when double step up the stairs or sleeping on front. Advice pls?
Coccydynia: Tailbone pain can occur with or without injury. Only real concern is to exclude a sacral tumor (extremely rare). If bowel/bladder habits normal, probably ok. Treatment included nsaid's, and a sitting pillow. Not a doughnut, but a foam wedge with triangle cutout. This keeps you sitting leaning forward without pressure on the coccyx. If persistent, removal is rarely needed but successful. ...Read more
What can cause a vibrating feeling in my tailbone? It doesn't hurt at all and only happens periodically when I'm sitting down
Skinny?: U must b thin. Ur coccyx may b the cause. If it isur tailbone it is at the very end of ur spine(tail). If this is it, it can b excised. If it is above this it can b ur sacrum & not much 2 do.If the coccyx only bothers u when u lie on a hard surface don't do it or use a cusion. If is bothersome more then that & effects ur adl's seek a surgical consult. I= 45 excisions & all r happy. ...Read more
I have been having some tailbone pain for about a year or so now. It hurts most when i'm sitting and sometimes lying down.What can I do?
Options: Coccydynia (tail bone pain) is generally treated conservatively. Anti inflam meds, pt can help. A wedge shaped cushion (cushions with a triangular wedge shape cut out posteriorly to avoid tailbone contact with the cushion) as opposed to a "donut cushion" may be slightly better. Steroid injections often help. Surgery is recommended as a last resort. Make sure you see your md for a correct diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm having severe tailbone pain 8 on the pain scale please someone help what this is? Standing up from sitting position hurts the worst
Coccygeal pain: Is there additional history? Trauma? Generally coccygeal pain and coccyx fracture are treated conservatively. Sitting on a donut pillow, avoid pressure on the area, and tincture of time are usually most appropriate. However, if this just came out of nowhere then it is probably worth a physical exam and perhaps imaging to determine exact cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Use air dount: To avoid this problem two things. Find the cause of the problem, then address it use air daunt to set on. ...Read more
Use a special: What we call air dount which suspend the coccyx area and help heal it. ...Read more
Fell hard on tailbone only hurt for cpl wks
6 mo later i had hard bump that hurts if i press up/under it above my bhole
its not a cyst so what is it?
Your current pain: May not be related to your injury , you may have pilonidal sinus ( also called cyst ) which flared up Show to your doctor ...Read more
Tailbone pain. It only hurts when i'm sitting or push right on the bottom of my tailbone or tensing my bum together. Its been 3 weeks now what's wrong?
I have a boil on my tailbone where my butt crack starts its really hard and hurts so bad what should I do?
Cyst v Infection: That location is very common for a pilonidal cyst, though an abscess (infection with pus) is also possible. If it's causing so much pain that you can't function, haves fever or notice it getting bigger, go to an ER. However, if it is a pilonidal cyst, it's best managed by a surgeon. ...Read more
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Lumbar puncture on 3/10/13 back still hurts when sitting or standing or lying down & fall on butt in nov.2012 no broken tailbone?
I am a 13 year old girl. Today in gym I ran into the cement wall on my back. I hit it very hard. My tailbone hurts. Will this stunt my growth?
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