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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Bone Pain (Definition)

Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more


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I have had tail bone pain for years now, getting worse. Long flight coming up. What should I order for seat?

Take an Air dount: There is a joint in the middle of the pubic bone some time get inflamed. With you and set on, it will suspend the coccyex and get red of the pressures and hopefully relief the pain. ...Read more

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Tail bone pain no injury?

Tail bone pain no injury?

See below: Sounds like you have coccydynia or 'tailbone pain'. This can occur with trauma to the tail bone, abnormally positioned coccyx, or poor sitting posture. Try using a good lumbar support to help shift your pelvis forward. This will put the pressure on your ischium. (bottom part of pelvic bone), and will shift the weight off of your coccyx (tailbone). ...Read more

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What can help tail bone pain?

What can help tail bone pain?

Donut: Rest, ice and advil (ibuprofen) or alleve. Also a donut pillow to take the pressure off when you sit down. ...Read more

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What can cause tail bone pain?

What can cause tail bone pain?

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 and heat may help. ...Read more

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What are the options for severe tail bone pain in male of 45 years??

What are the options for severe tail bone pain in male of 45 years??

Unknown: Most commonly a cause is not found. It is usually thought to be from trauma, either old or recent. Rare causes are from an inflammatory condition or infection and those tend to progress and not be the same over 2 years. ...Read more

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I have been having tail-bone pain for several months when I am sitting. What should I do?

I have been having tail-bone pain for several months when I am sitting. What should I do?

See below: Sounds like you have coccydynia or 'tailbone pain'. This can occur with trauma to the tail bone, abnormally positioned coccyx, or poor sitting posture. Try using a good lumbar support to help shift your pelvis forward. This will put the pressure on your ischium. (bottom part of pelvic bone), and will shift the weight off of your coccyx (tailbone). ...Read more

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Can tail bone pain be due to a mosquito bite?

Yes, it can: These are common side effects. Ask your doctor to adjust the medication. ...Read more

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Tail bone pain after falling from ski lift months ago?

Tail bone pain after falling from ski lift months ago?

Tailbone: You may have injured your coccyx bone. You need to get a x-ray if it is still hurting. ...Read more

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What are the best available treatments for coccyx pain (tail bone pain)?

What are the best available treatments for coccyx pain (tail bone pain)?

Depends: Can't say which one is the best. It is different in patients. Nonsurgical: physical therapy, manipulation, myofascial release techniques, medication, using donut-shaped pillow to sit, if not responding, then nerve block and injections or surgery to remove the coccyx if needed. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are tail bone pain, vertigo and leg numbness symptoms of?

What are tail bone pain, vertigo and leg numbness symptoms of?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Is a hemerroid a cause tail bone pain?

Yes sometimes: Hemorrhoid could increase and could cause tail bone pain. ...Read more

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What can cause tail bone pain when sitting down or applying pressure?

What can cause tail bone pain when sitting down or applying pressure?

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 and heat may help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing severe tail bone pain, coxyx I am taking methocarbmol?

I am experiencing severe tail bone pain, coxyx I am taking methocarbmol?

May B flexed: Coccyxadynia can b due 2 a flexed coccyx & this can cause pain with sitting sexual activity & bms. C ur pcp 4 eval. Easily diagnosable ...Read more

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I fell 4 months ago and I've had tail bone pain since. It hasn't improved. Is it time to see a doctor? What kind of doc should I see?

See your regular doc: He or she will do an x-ray (and possibly an mri). If fractures or dislocations are seen, your doctor can refer you to an orthopedist or spine surgeon he or she trusts. Injuries to the coccyx can be pretty painful. Using a doughnut cushion and nsaids can help. Some times injections to the area and other interventional or surgical procedures need to be employed. ...Read more

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How to eliminate lower back pain? How to fix a tail bone pain?

Wish I could....: There is a nobel prize for the doc who figures these out. Low back pain often responds to continued low level activity, stretching, physical therapy, low dose pain relief / non steroidals and time. For the tail bone will need to sit on an inflatable donut or pad to take pressure of the sacrum. ...Read more

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Anal fisure cause tail bone pain?

No: An anal fissure should not cause tail bone pain unless there is communicating tunneling or an active infectious process going on arising from the fissure. This is a more serious situation and if you feel the two are related, then you need to have it checked by your primary care doc. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...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