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What are the after effects of coccyx disorders?

What are the after effects of coccyx disorders?

Difficulty sitting: Chronic coccyx pain makes sitting difficult. Depending on the cause child birth and bowel movements may be uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Coccyx Disorders (Definition)

Coccyx disorders are conditions that affect the coccyx, which is the lowest part of the spine and is also called the tailbone. Disorders can include pain, ...Read more


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What are the consequences of developing coccyx disorders?

What are the consequences of developing coccyx disorders?

Depends: Tailbone pain or coccydynia is the most common "coccyx disorder". This is usually the result of trauma, anatomy, or poor sitting posture. There are usually no long term consequences other than pain if left untreated. ...Read more

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What can I do at home to save money and treat coccyx disorders?

What can I do at home to save money and treat coccyx disorders?

Ice: If you have tailbone pain or coccydynia you could start by obtaining a donut cushion to sit on. This will relieve pressure on the coccyx. You can apply a gel ice pack or bag of frozen peas to the tender area twice a day for 10-15 min. You will not want to sit directly on your tailbone for a few weeks. See a physician if your pain does not improve or for medication management. ...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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What are the after effects of borderline personality disorder?

What are the after effects of borderline personality disorder?

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What are the after-effects of heart disease?

What are the after-effects of heart disease?

Heart disease: This depends totally on the individual concerning what type of heart disease, and how much damage has occurred with the heart disease. Any one with suspected or know heart disease should have regular visits with their doctor who will individualize diagnosis and treatment and tell the patient what to expect in the future. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a sacral or coccyx chordoma? Is a pointy or sharp tailbone that protrudes a symptom of this disease?

What are symptoms of a sacral or coccyx chordoma? Is a pointy or sharp tailbone that protrudes a symptom of this disease?

Few symptoms: Chordoma is a rare malignancy of the lower sacrum, typically in male patients over 40. It is often associated with deep pain in pelvis/sacrum, and bowel obstruction due to the mass interfering with evacuation of colon. Neurologic symptoms are rare until late and include sciatica and bowel/bladder dysfunction. Tumors are slow growing, hard to resect/cure, and often found late in the disease. ...Read more

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If still struggling with after effects of meningitis, what specialist do i see? Immunologist or infectious disease?

If still struggling with after effects of meningitis, what specialist do i see? Immunologist or infectious disease?

Depends: If you think there is still infection going on then you may need to see an infectious disease specialist. If you are just having other lasting symptoms from the meningitis then a neurologist may be more helpful ...Read more

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I have coccyx pain and degenerative disk disease and on disabiity, my pcp (on ppo) no time to manage disability paperwork 1. Getting diskogram from orthopedic, will not manage disability until after surgery 2. My pain dr does not manage disability 3. Cant

I have coccyx pain and degenerative disk disease and on disabiity, my pcp (on ppo) no time to manage disability paperwork 1. Getting diskogram from orthopedic, will not manage disability until after surgery
2. My pain dr does not manage disability
3. Cant

You : You can call your human resources department where you work and ask for their advice, or you can google "disability physician" in your area to try and find a doctor that can help you. You could also call the office manager in your doctor's office and ask their advice. ...Read more

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I am told that the only option open to me is to have my coccyx removed. Can you give me an idea as to the long term effects of this procedure?

I am told that the only option open to me is to have my coccyx removed. Can you give me an idea as to the long term effects of this procedure?

Depends: Coccygectomy is an uncommon procedure. The purpose of the surgery is pain relief in patients who have otherwise failed all other treatment options - so the primary long term effect is pain relief, if the surgery has no complications. It may take months for the pain to completely resolve. Like all spinal procedures, there is no guarantee of pain relief. ...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