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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


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What does it mean if my lower back (tail bone) area, almost all the way in my butt crack hurts so much?

What does it mean if my lower back (tail bone) area, almost all the way in my butt crack hurts so much?

Coccidynia is a: condition when one gets pain in the tail bone. It can be due to fall and injury and fracture or some times for no known reson at all. It is difficult ot get rid of. In acute cases using Donut cushion to sit can be helpful. In most severe cases surgery to excise the painful coccyx can be helpful but it has lot of complication such as infection and not many surgeons perform this surgery. Good luck ...Read more

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My tail bone is twister toward the right and my right hip is cracked. I'm felling week and have no energy. What would be a usual treatment or procedur?

My tail bone is twister toward the right and my right hip is cracked. I'm felling week and have no energy. What would be a usual treatment or procedur?

Hip pain: Sounds like you definitely need to see your doctor as soon as possible to evaluate the hip and tailbone. Likely will need an x-ray as well. ...Read more

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What could the knot on my tail bone be?

Don't know: cyst? tumor? fracture? This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Could falling on your tail bone give you a concussion?

Could falling on your tail bone give you a concussion?

Perhaps...: Oh, please, I am barely holding on to a really sarcastic response... No. I wont say it....Must not mention if head is up the.. Just kidding. If there was 'axial loading' of the skull on the spine down to the tail bone, i suppose it could. After all, a concussion occurs when the brain is sloshed (my word) around and hits the skull, causing a 'brain bruise'. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could falling on your tail bone give you a concussion?

Please tell me, could falling on your tail bone give you a concussion?

Unlikely: Unlikely that this kind of injury would lead to a concussion, though if you fell at a high velocity, it could be possible, but likely not. ...Read more

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Coccyx (Definition)

Coccyx is the triangular piece of bone at the end of the spine. It is commonly ...Read more