Fractured Tailbone

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What is Fractured Tailbone?

A fractured tailbone (coccyx) is a break to the triangular bony structure located at the base of the spine. Usually the fracture is treated by minimizing sitting for long periods of time and management of the pain.

What is it like to have Fractured Tailbone?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Fractured Tailbone and its symptoms?

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Who has Fractured Tailbone on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 6
30s 10
40s 16
50s 22
60s 7
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

92% Females
8% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 12
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 37
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Fractured Tailbone patients who have completed their condition history
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