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Tailbone injury, walking hurts, tiredness, nauseated. What is going on?

I fell on my tailbone about a week ago and the buttock area on a slippery sidewalk. When I first got up I felt like the wind was knocked out of me. I didn't hit my head, but now there is some slight pain when I walk, but more than anything I feel tired and sitting makes it stiff. I also feel a bit nauseated, nothing too bad, but just enough to make one feel not well. Any thoughts.
Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for writing to us.
From description , it seems it seems to be soft tissue injury or ligamentous strain over tailbone .
Following measures will help with the pain
• Sit on soft cushion.
• Anti -inflammatory drugs like Tablet Motrin 1 tablet as and when required
• Avoid forward bending.
• Avoid strenuous activity & lifting heavy weights.
• Apply diclofenac gel on the affected area. Warm compresses will also help.
Hope this helps you.
Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi's  Response
hallo dear friend ,thanks for writing to HCM
i hv studied your case
use ring cushion for sitting,it will releave pressure on coccyx
with some medication [like eterocoxib 60 mg]
local injection therapy will also work

calcium suppliment with vit D

take rest , , hot or cold fomentation
avoid lifting weights
sit with taking support to your back
take siltz bath [sitting inleukwarm water]
physiotherapy - USG
for further query contact on
Answered: Wed, 15 May 2013
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