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I Fell And Hurt My Tailbone
When i fell i sprained my knee i fell on my left side i got a knot on my upper thigh and i think when i walk it hurt my legs it from my hip not my kne?
I was skating today & fell and hit my tailbone/lower back. 1st i was numb now when i even put pressure on my legs pain shoots up my spine? Help!
I fell on my knees Tuesday. Now Friday, there's an inflamed spot on my lower spine area and hurts when touched and my thighs hurt. What could I have?
Hurt: This could simply be bruising or it could be something more severe. I suggest that you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. If it is a minor issue it be explained to you and mild treatment prescribed. If it turns out to be a more severe injury you are likely to be admitted to the hospital. I hope that is not the case. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: There are numerous causes so the best option is to have the problem evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
That depends: Swelling? Pain? Bruising? Laceration? Decreased range of motion? Limping? Obvious deformity? If it is significantly symptomatic - medical evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more
Hi I fell on ice really hard and fractured my tailbone a month ago. My tailbone doesn't hurt but I have weakness in my legs and tingly. Is it a nerve?
I was playing basketball, and when i jumped i landed on the side of my foot. I heard a crack and hurt my ankle. Now it's swollen and hurts if i moveit?
I fell down the stairs and hurt my back yesterday. I got bruises in my legs and my back hurts now. I also feel numb on the left side of my body.
I fell straight on my butt roller skating and bruised my tailbone and I has sex a couple days ago and it was painful ?
Coccyx: The coccyx is a cartilage structure at the tip of the sacrum(tailbone) and when that is injured it becomes very uncomfortable and unfortunately the discomfort may last week's to months. If you continue to have very severe pain and tenderness, the tailbone probably should be xrayed,however. Discuss this with your physician as needed. Cold applications for 48 hours and hot applications after help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell on my knee and hit right under my knee. Pain below my knee when i stand but can walk on it?
Acute trauma: To the knee with common symptoms: focal tenderness, effusion, inability to bear weight. Most soft tissue injuries, including internal derangements of the knee, although potentially disabling, do not usually need emergency treatment. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation, imaging (ct/mri) and treatment. ...Read more
I fell down and hurt my ankle and now can't straighten my foot. It's a little swollen and bruised. What can I do?
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
I think I broke my tailbone 6 months ago. There's still a shooting pain everytime I sit down and I can't lay on my back at all. What should I do?
Get 2nd opinion from: an osteopathic manipulative DO in neuromusculoskeletal medicine (NMM),who does OMT and can assess how much scar tissue/fibrosis/fascial restrictions are present, that when balanced may provide temporary or premanent relief, before going the full surgical route.You want less scar tissue, not more. Plus, you want to be able to sit comfortably.Often when balanced, and decompressed, no surgery needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get exam & x ray: Usually, i would say give ice and rest a chance in this instance, i would suggest evaluation and x ray. ...Read more
I slipped on a wet floor and hurt my buttocks. It hurt at first but got better. Now I have a sharp pain on my right side from my buttocks to my knee.
Need xray to dx: You will need to have some radiology studies to insure there is not a fracture with your symptoms and history. If your cannot get this done today ,get some crutches, non weight bearing and use intermittent ice on the foot today and then be seen tomorrow ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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