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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
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