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My tailbone has been hurting for 3 month now, when i go and "rub" my tailbone, i feel something "crack" or move. What might be wrong?
Inflamed tailbone: You are describing inflammation of your tailbone. Consider buying a donut pillow from a medical supply store. This will help unload your tailbone for the next several weeks when you sit. Anti-inflammatory medication with food might help as well. It could take 4-6 weeks to subside. ...Read more
Sometimes, when i sit down, my tailbone hurts a lot, and i feel a little "crack" in it. Is it normal or should I be concerned?
It will get better: Tailbone pain, or coccygodynia, is commonly caused by trauma, and its probably the hardest problem for me to treat personally. It's hard to access the area so there's little to do but that also means that even if there is a fracture or subluxation, usually we recommend patience and activity modification (stand more and use a cushion for sitting). No casts, no injections, maybe an antiinflammatory. ...Read more
Im in alot of pain i have a deformed tailbone a crack in my vertabre and i have degeneration disease of my disks How can i get pain Relief?
Xray: Though there may not be any treatment (casting) or surgery for it that is the only way to know if it is broken. ...Read more
I did something to my tailbone yesterday and now it really hurts. It's either broken, cracked or is bruised. Should i put ice or heat on it?
I have had a strange annoying feeling in my tailbone for several weeks. It kinda itches. It is at the top of the butt crack and at the tailbone. ?
Inflammation: This could be due to localized inflammation, or an underlying problem with the bone (i.e. fracture, instability). You could try some anti-inflammatory meds (i.e. ibuprofen, Aleve) and ice/heat and topical treatments such as aspercreme or capsaicin cream. See a physician if your symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
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