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Treatment for coccydynia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   i am facing severe pain on my tail bone, any suggestions....
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello Doctor
Doctor :  
What is your age
User :   i'm 26 M, Married
Doctor :  
and since when you have the pain?
User :   since yesterday evening
Doctor :  
Is this the first episode?
User :   yes Doctor
Doctor :  
Do you had it earlier?
Doctor :  
Do you sit for long hours and work?
User :   no i dont think so, i mean it happened to me earlier but it was lasting for just few hours
Doctor :  
What is your occupation, height and weight?
User :   yes, actually i am working in such environment,
User :   i am an inside sales guy, height is about 5. 11 and weight is aroung 79
Doctor :   Ok, did you fall back anytime?
User :   no
User :   i dont think so doctor
Doctor :   Ok I understood your problem
Doctor :  
this is probably a condition called coccydynia
User :   i used travel atleast 4 hrs in a day
Doctor :  
advised to use a well-padded seat when sitting ( extra cushion) available in surgical stores
User :   yep i found that over the web as well
User :   oh okay
Doctor :  
avoid long periods of sitting when possible
Doctor :  
not more than 30 minutes at a time
User :   ok
Doctor :  
break for 5 to 10 minutes betweenn is needed
User :   sure
Doctor :  
Apply MYOLAXIN - D gel near the area thrice a day
Doctor :  
for three days
User :   but here is my issues, i used to travel 2 hrs in one way to my office
Doctor :  
Take a break after every 30 minutes
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and stop the bike or care
Doctor :  
and get out of it
User :   sure
Doctor :  
See me again after 3 days
Doctor :  
I am on chat
User :   Sure doctor
User :   i will get back in touch with you after three days
Doctor :   The pain should go in 2 days
Doctor :  
and make sure you follow these changes for an year
Doctor :  
to prevent further episodes
User :   yes
Doctor :  
the bone pain are trouble some and keep recurring
User :   sure doctor
User :   yes, i am not been used to this pain before that
Doctor :  
If you take these precautions you will be free from pain
User :   but i will follow the instructions and i will get back to you after three days
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
User :   bye Sir
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