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My 4 yr old son bruised his tailbone. What is the best way to treat it and how long before he's 100%?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Leave it alone

It may take a while but mother nature will heal it.
Just give reassurance.

In brief: Leave it alone

It may take a while but mother nature will heal it.
Just give reassurance.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Treat symptoms

A bruise on the tailbone is no different than a bruise anywhere else.
Treat the discomfort and he will get better on his own. He will tell you when he is 100%, but depending on the severity may be a few weeks.

In brief: Treat symptoms

A bruise on the tailbone is no different than a bruise anywhere else.
Treat the discomfort and he will get better on his own. He will tell you when he is 100%, but depending on the severity may be a few weeks.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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