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How would i help my coccyx to get better?

How would i help my coccyx to get better?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Can coccyx injury heal itself completely?

Can coccyx injury heal itself completely?

Yes.: They can heal themselves. Sometimes you may need to use a "doughnut" , to sit on, until it heals. ...Read more

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Could the coccyx sit in the middle of your back?

Could the coccyx sit in the middle of your back?

NO: Coccyx is the tail bone and it is located at the bottom end of spine not in the middle. ...Read more

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How can I determine whether i've broken my coccyx?

How can I determine whether i've broken my coccyx?

X-ray: Usually the least expensive way is a simple x-ray. Other methods (ct, mri) are more expensive. Ct involves more radiation. Mri can give a sense of the age of the injury (but so can ct and plain x-ray) and asses the soft tissues around the area. See your primary provider. ...Read more

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How does one alleviate pain from a subluxated coccyx?

How does one alleviate pain from a subluxated coccyx?

Conserv/surg: A rectal exam and x-ray will confirm the diagnosis. Conserv=doughnut cusion to sit, nsaids. Semi conserv as above and injection by a pain management center. Usually helps but does not last. Sug=excision. If done by someone with experience it is safe and easy and people usually r better by the time they reach recovery room. Main comp recta perf. I did 30-40 with care no comp. Choose ur surg well. ...Read more

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I fell down the steps outside and has broken my coccyx, what to do?

Follow your Dr's: recommendations. Auricular acupuncture can be very helpful for the pain due to a coccygeal fracture. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is a coccyx disorder?

What sort of disease is a coccyx disorder?

Coccyx: The coccyx is the name given to the very very end of the spine. Sometimes this area is referred to as the tailbone. A coccyx disorder can be the result of prolonged pressure resulting in a breakdown in the skin and creating an open wound. This is known as a pressure sore or bed sore. ...Read more

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How can I stop the pain of an injured coccyx?

How can I stop the pain of an injured coccyx?

Unload the area: Avoiding direct pressure on the coccyx, such as using a pillow with a cutout (donut) can be helpful. Decreasing your activity and using antiinflammatories will also help decrease the pain. Have an evaluation if the pain persists. ...Read more

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Is a broken coccyx fatal?

Is a broken coccyx fatal?

Not at all!: The spinal cord does not go down that far, so all you are doing is breaking bone. It certainly can be uncomfortable as it heals, but it isn't going to kill you. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...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