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i have a pain in my coccyx after fell down from 6 feet height

Hi I fell off some ladders about 6feet off the ground on to my bottom on to tarmac. It has left me in a lot of pain; I ve been told it may me a fractured Coccyx . I can’t stand still in one position for long, as it hurts and makes me feel sick and queasy. I can’t walk far as it makes me feel ill, sick and a strange hurt in my lower back at the top of my bottom
Fri, 6 May 2011
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By the above given history it is suggestive of injury to coccyx.just intense pain do not confirm fracture, X-ray will confirm the fracture. At present, analgesics may help you to control the pain... If it is a fracture, it will heal by itself in most of cases..
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