Doctor insights on:
I have been told by my surgeon that my sacral fracture will take 9 to 12 months to heal ! why so long its driving me mad?
May not heal: Many times they appear healed but the injury 2 the joints may continue 2 cause major symptoms. Excision is a good option. I seemed 2 b the coccyx remover in our area so i had a fairly large series. 20 - 30 is a lot. If DX is solid, reproducible by rectal xam & all conservative rx has failed it's great. My people were usually better in recovery room were all happy happy happy. No returns. ...Read more
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Sacral fracture 4 months ago gp now suspects DVT have to have scan in morning would the fracture be the reason after this long?
Lack of mobilization: Virchow's triad remains the reason for dvts which include hemodynamic stasis (from lack of mobilization secondary to pain), vascular injury and hypercoaguable states. Doppler ultrasounds of the lower extremities is the cheapest way to evaluate dvts, but we can't look at the big vessels in the pelvis, which is a huge limitation to this evaluation modality. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had an MRI to establish the healing of my sacral fracture i now have throbbing pain in lower mid back with nausea is this connected ?
The CT scan result was "linear fracture in distal part of sacral bone is detected." What does this mean exactly?
Sacral fractures: Sacral fractures are relatively rare. The most common presentation is usually after high energy trauma such as a car crash or motorcycle crash. Even rarer instances occur when people slip and fall onto their behinds on ice. The treatment for these fractures depends on the location. Higher fractures in the sacrum may need surgery whereas lower ones near the tailbone are treated nonoperatively. ...Read more
Mechanism?: Did u have an injury to your sacrum or is this related to your previous 'spinal surgery'? Or is this an insufficiency ( osteopenic )fracture? Need more information to answer your question.Most sacral fractures are treated non operatively ( unless associated w/ other fractures of the pelvis... And 'displaced'. Best of luck! ...Read more
Fractured sacrum 3 months ago. New pain started 5 days ago after bending over. Is it possible for me to harm myself doing that?
I have fractured my sacrum and it is showing no signs of healing after 8 weeks the pain is becoming unbearable what can be done.
Discuss with ortho: Would re see your orthopedist, or see one if you have not and discuss further care and therapies with him or her. ...Read more
Broken bone is also known as Fracture. A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Sacral ala fracture
- Distal sacral fracture
- Right sacral ala fracture
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Left sacral ala fracture
- Sacral ala insufficiency fracture
- Sacral wing fracture
- Safe exercises with sacral stress fracture
- Talk to a orthopedic surgeon online for free