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What should i do for minor fracture in the last cocyx bone ?

Sir, my doctor has diagnosed that i am having a minor fracture in the last cocyx bone . Kindly suggest what to do
Asked On : Mon, 28 Feb 2011
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Radiologist 's  Response
Coccyx injuries are often extremely painful, so home care is aimed at controlling pain and avoiding further irritation to the coccyx.

* Avoid sitting down for long periods of time. When seated, sit on hard surfaces and alternate sitting on each side of the buttocks. Also, lean forward and direct your weight away from the tailbone.

* For traumatic injuries, apply ice to the tailbone area for 15-20 minutes, four times a day, for the first few days after the injury.

* Use ibuprofen or a similar pain medicine, as directed on the label for pain control.
Anticonvulsants -Used as an adjuvant for neuropathic pain.
Epidural injections in severe cases
Surgery-coccygectomy, in the form of partial or complete surgical removal of the coccyx.

* You can purchase a "doughnut" cushion or pillow to sit on. This cushion has a hole in the middle of it to prevent the tailbone from contacting the flat surface.

* Eat foods high in fiber to soften stools and avoid constipation.
Answered: Mon, 28 Feb 2011
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  User's Response
Thanks for the answer.
I am using a pillow with a hole in the middle. I have undergone a phisiotherapy for 15 days but that's even temporary release from pain. I want to know if there is any medicine for total cure.
My lifestyle is I am in tour frequently and have to take food outside with bit high oil content. Kindly let me know if there is any medicine to get total cure from the disease.
Answered: Mon, 28 Feb 2011
Radiologist Dr. Radha Narayanan's  Response
As i mentioned already-you are using cushion .Also take stool softeners to prevent straining.Pain can be relieved by pain killers.If it is severe you have to take nerve blocks which will be administerd by a anesthetist.In severe cases coccyx has to be removed.
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Homeopath Dr. KOMAL vig's  Response
hello.. ashutosh..‘Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum’.
along with the allopathic medicnes i will advice u to take symphytum 200 dose in the morning and second dose at night its a homeoapthic medicine.. it will help in the recovery..
‘Wish you Good Health’.
Answered: Fri, 11 Mar 2011
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