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What can help tail bone pain?

What can help tail bone pain?

Donut: Rest, ice and advil (ibuprofen) or alleve. Also a donut pillow to take the pressure off when you sit down. ...Read more

Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Bone Pain (Definition)

Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more


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What can cause tail bone pain?

What can cause tail bone pain?

Coccydynia.: This sounds like coccydynia, which is a pain in the tail bone which occurs after sitting on a hard surface for a long time or from falling onto your tail bone onto a hard surface. Can take a long time to heal up. You can try sitting on a "donut", that soft cushion with a hole in the middle that you find at the surgical supply stores. Anti inflammatories and heat may help. ...Read more

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What can I take to easy the pain from bone spurs?

What can I take to easy the pain from bone spurs?

Lots of things.: Anti-inflammatory medications, such as ibuprofen, can be very helpful. Consulting with a physical therapist can help as well. Some patients have had great results trying things like massage and acupuncture. ...Read more

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What medication will help bone spur pain in my ankle?

What medication will help bone spur  pain in my ankle?

May help pain but...: Medication may help control pain but it will not diminish the size of the spur. ...Read more

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How can I help reduce the pain of my tailbone (coccyx) injury?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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How to eliminate lower back pain? How to fix a tail bone pain?

Wish i could....: There is a nobel prize for the doc who figures these out. Low back pain often responds to continued low level activity , stretching, physical therapy, low dose pain relief / non steroidals and time. For the tail bone will need to sit on an inflatable donut or pad to take pressure of the sacrum. ...Read more

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What willa bone spurr do to cause you pain around the bone area?

What willa bone spurr do to cause you pain around the bone area?

It depends : Which bone you are talking about. A heel spur on the bottom of the food more often than not the soft tissue structure is the cause of pain and the the bone apur, however, there are different anatomical regions where the bone is the source of pain as something is rubbing on it. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate pain caused by my bone bruise?

How can I alleviate pain caused by my bone bruise?

Rest medication ice: The injured region is usually swollen and painful. Apply an ice pack over the location for 5-10 minutes. Do the same at least 3 times in an hour to experience relief from pain and to alleviate swelling.Over the counter nsaids like Ibuprofen or Aspirin also can help achieve pain relief. Most of all, rest is of utmost importance. Along with rest, patience is also equally important. ...Read more

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What can cause breast bone pain?

Several reasons: Costochondritis a benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages. Heart attack: a sudden and sometimes fatal occurrence of coronary thrombosis, typically resulting in the death of part of a heart muscle. Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Truma to the bone could result in fracture. Arthritis could cause pain in the area. ...Read more

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Having groin pain to the hip bone. Can any one help me?

Having groin pain to the hip bone. Can any one help me?

Several reasons: Most likely you have one of the following: arthritis, hip impingement +/- labral tear, or a femoral hernia. I recommend an evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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How to deal with tailbone bone spur pain?

How to deal with tailbone bone spur pain?

Coccydynia: Tail bone pain (coccydynia) can be quite painful and definitely interrupt your life. Sitting, having a bowel movement, sex for women may all be effected. There is not much treatment for this condition. It usually resolves on its own but may take months. Sitting on a pillow or cushion, avoiding constipation can mitigate symptoms. There is a surgery ( removal of coccyx) but almost never needed. ...Read more

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Pain for bruised ribs. What can I take to help the pain?

NSAIDS: Ibuprofen, the generic for Motrin, or naproxen, the generic for Aleve, are both good options. Bruised ribs can take awhile to heal and can hurt just as much as a fracture. Remember to take regular deep breaths when you have bruised or fractured ribs so that you don't develop lung infections. ...Read more

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What can I do about a tail bone injury and pain?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What can cause pain below the collar bone?

Many things: 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

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How to ease the pain of bone cancer without pills to relieve pain?

Percutaneous ablatio: Dependent on where the tumor is, how many sites it is in and what it is it is sometimes possible to treat them with ablation technology. This would use either cold or heat delivered through probes placed with ct guidance. Sometimes re-enforcement at the site is needed and this is done with with what is called bone cement. This is all done percutaneously (through the skin) and not with big incision. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease bone pain after running?

What can I do to ease bone pain after running?

Shoes + surface: You should get better shoes and try to run on a more forgiving surface. Avoiding running on concrete can be beneficial. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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


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