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When i lay in my back on a the floor to do pt, it feels like I am trying to grind my sacrum bone into the floor. Foam mat no help.Very painful! why?
there may be a : Variety of reasons. So make sure you are doing your exercises with proper techniques. Make sure you follow specific instructions provided to you by your therapist. If one specific program leads to increased pain, avoid that particular exercise, as there may be alternative exercise that can allow you to achieve same goal. ...Read more
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
Noticed a little asymmetry on one side of sacrum bone after weight loss,doctor said nothing to worry about, only achey when I lean backwards while sit?
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My lowest sacrum bone sticks out and i can feel it it is like a ball, it that bad, and should I talk to a doctor? I can not do correct stomach crunches or roll on my back, I have to lean sideways in order to not feel discomfort.
I can physically feel my sacrum/ coccyx bones when I touch the bottom. Is it normal to feel them? It sometimes hurts when I sit down. What about that?
A donut and patience: Coccydynia or tailbone pain is most likely and has many causes from unknown (most common) to direct trauma, infection, and tumor. It can be treated with a pain reliever or anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen. Limiting sitting for prolonged periods is suggested along with use of a padded cushion or "donut" to protect the tailbone. It can take weeks to months to resolve so be patient. ...Read more
Catscan for microhematuria revealed a focus of sclerosis in left superior sacrum representing a bone island or Chondroid lesion and 2nd smaller sclerotic focus in mid left iliac bone presumably of similar etiology. Is this of any concern?
Mri show hairline facture on each side of sacrum 1 on pubic bone from 7/5 fall. Still pain limited movement, how much longer to recovery?
Hello I would like to know why I have a severe escrushiating pain my my spine,leg bones and sacrum?My spine collapsed for no reason, no fall.
About a month has passed that i fell in a minor accident about the right side of tail bone and sacrum , i fell some tenderness at these bones.?
More info?: Are you still having pain? It would be best to see a doctor and obtain some x-rays. ...Read more
2 cysts at S2 (racepinephrine) 2cm each cause scallop of bone at sacrum n lamina. Hip stiff n muscle spasm. Feel lump at tailbone when sit. Should go for surgery?
Don't is safe way: Tarlov cysts in this region are not uncommon and are usually not a cause for pain unless one is dealing with soft or osteoporotic bone which can occasionally be subjected to pressure changes by a large cyst creating a fracture of the bone which then becomes painful. See an orthopedist to evaluate you symptoms for the source. ...Read more
How common is bone erosion? What could possibilities be for change over a months time on xrays? Was the tip of coccyx but now halfway up sacrum eroded
Context matters: Whoever ordered the X-rays should be answering your questions. It does not matter what it could be or how likely it is. What matters is what it is and how to treat. If your doctors don't know yet, they certainly will be working to find out the cause. If they haven't told you anything yet, it could be they don't know yet. If they do know, they will tell the patient or his/her designee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tumour removed from sacrum in feb 2012.Neurosurgeon drilled hole into sacrum to check for tumour in bone. Extreme pain13 months later. Is sacrum damaged?
Pain after biopsy: Presuming your biopsy was benign, i would say it is not normal to have significant pain after this type of procedure. That does not imply your doctor did anything wrong, either. My concerns would be a stress fracture at the site of biopsy, a bone infection, or even further growth of whatever was being biopsied (benign tumors can enlarge, too). I would make sure i saw my doc again and made aware. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sacrum x-ray shows a few small black dots on lower pelvic bone & 2 large white encapsulated spots in pelvic space, what could these anomalies be?
Xray: xrays of the sacrum also will show signs of gas and particles in the large intestine. An xray takes 3 dimensions and reduces it to 2 dimensions, overlaying multiple structures into a flat image, distorting things to some degree. Pelvic phleboliths (vascular calicifications) are common. The sacrum also has foraminae where nerves pass, which may appear as dark spots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Many patients have benign areas of sclerosis, often in the sacrum, pelvis and hips. The personal history of the patient, presence or absence of pain, and stability (if old studies exist to compare). If there are concerns, further evaluation with bone scan (maybe with spect if lesions are small) or even pet/ct may be appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it necessary to remove s2 (racepinephrine) cyst which cause tailbone discomfort, lower back n sacrum pain? Surgery needs removing bone n using screws? Better way?
It depends: You can do nothing but if the symptoms are very severe surgery is the only answer. Follow the recommendations of your doctors who know you. ...Read more
I fracture my sacrum 15 years ago since them I can feel and touch that broken bond in my lower part of my back. However this bone start hurting again.
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Normal: Indicates baby does not have too much "puppy fat" between skin & back bone. ...Read more