I was kindergarten teacher who fell on her tailbone 4+ years ago, was told ( we WERE in a remote place!) I "bruised my butt" and given Ibuprofen. I now am unable to sit for more than 10 minutes, or stand( same, 10 min) ~ my husband had a huge hot tub installed in an addition to the house and , now that last week's MRI has been interpreted and I am SORT of aware of... (3 replies)
... I would suggest getting an MRI. My herniated disk felt like a bruised tailbone at first. But yours may "just be" a bruise. Don't fool around with it. If not gone by 2 weeks time, something more is going on. ... (1 replies)
... experience. I had a herniated disc in my lower back from lifting something heavy. Initially my entire lower back hurt and after a few weeks it mostly hurt in my tailbone area. It hurt when I sat or when I would walk. It was more like twinges of pain while walking. Like I was being stabbed in the tailbone. ... (3 replies)
... I fell on the ice Feb. 5 and I think I bruised my upper tailbone (about where your butt-crack begins). Actually, I landed on my left hip, but later that day my rear-end started hurting. Most pain is when i sit and lay down. It's been almost 2 weeks now and the pain has let up a little. I've been taking ibruprophen off an on. Should I get an X-ray, or would there be... (1 replies)
... Hi abc, When I was in college my college roommate had this same thing happen to her, she said it felt bruised at first, no injury, then it became where it felt like she was being hit. ... (2 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Childbirth is one of the most common reasons for coccyx (tailbone) pain. It can become bruised, dislocated or actually fractured during the birth process.
I am posting some information for WebMD which is a site related to this forum...
You can read up on how this can occur and some suggestions for treatment....Good idea to go see your doctor.
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... I have a bruise where my tailbone is. It's been there since I had my daughter and has not gone away. ... (1 replies)
... head between them. being a gymnast, i often do these types of movements and the pain is very uncomfortable and i can't really explain it, it just hurts. Its not bruised or anything like that, i dont believe it was in the first place. It only hurts when i do certain activities. What would be wrong with it? ... (0 replies)
... I truly feel your pain. I don't have a fracture but I suffer the same pain and problems. I can't grocery shop without wanting to leave the buggy. My pain started in my back about age 11 and I am now 36. I put the pain off for years and years. Bad mistake! I have had 3 back surgeries and still suffer from pain.. Please do not continue to put it off. Go see your Dr. Whether it... (5 replies)
... When I around the age of 8 I was on a rope swing...it broke and yep I fell on the tree root...bruised tailbone is what my mom said...nothing can be done...it healed. ... (5 replies)
... e kept moving to the side. I have fallen on my butt several times. Each time my big concern was the SI joint and the tail bone. Most people's tail bones just get bruised and it takes time to heal. Ask the doctor if yours is out of place. You want to keep it in place. ... (7 replies)
... About a month ago I slipped and fell on a ceramic floor, and I mean hard. I fell almost flat on my back with my tailbone taking the brunt of it. A doctor did say that even if I fractured something, there was nothing that could be done, and that eventually it would start to heal. ... (7 replies)
... oblem is i don't know how it happened. I am a college freshmen and over thansgiving breaks i noticed pain when i woke up in the morning on my tailbone, it is now bruised and swollen. I do not know how it happened, but i was wondering if anyone knew if you can injure your tailbone by cracking your back. ... (1 replies)
... gunna give me relief from the disaster I feel every day and night than so be it. I hope someone can maybe point in the right direction .. this pain starts at my tailbone and shoots down. Feels like my bones are badly bruised and my nerves are dying. Not to mention the numbness and tingly sensation all the way to my toes. ... (10 replies)
... and Im reaching out to see if I can get some guidance since my primary is just as lost. A year ago, I was in a car accident, hairline fracture to collarbone and bruised ribs. Everything was fine until this January, I had threw myself up lifting my mothers frig with my crown. I heard something crush. Did nothing. ... (0 replies)
... Hi David, I know what you feel like because I go through it all the time. Sometimes I wonder if it's better just to have the pain all the time. When I get a mostly pain free period, it's feels sooo great and makes me ecstatic and more energetic, I get good sleep, etc. But then something happens again & it's like i've been hit by a freight train or lightning bolts. It can be... (2 replies)
... I ended up getting a very large bruise, my back swelled quite badly. The area was EXTREMELY tender to touch, and was VERY VERY bruised for a couple of weeks. ... (10 replies)
... I had the 1st surgery March 19 and the 2nd on April 25. The pain has been mainly in my tailbone and my hips. My back has hurt some but now the majority of it. My hips hurt and feel like they are bruised to the touch. ... (13 replies)
... worse each day and it was radiating out into my buttocks area. It felt like I was very bruised all in those areas or like I had been kicked by a horse or fell on my rear from high up. ... (10 replies)
... ems like I'm always in some kind of pain because of my back. I am 43 years old, I fell down a stairway years ago backwards all the way to the bottom, I broke my tailbone now all of that is catching up with me. ... (24 replies)