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.

Common symptoms reported by people with Fractured Tailbone

Common symptoms
How bad it is
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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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Treatments taken by people with Fractured Tailbone

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Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen 500)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Percocet 5/325)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fractured Tailbone (1)

Data from patients with Fractured Tailbone, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Fractured Tailbone

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen 500)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Percocet 5/325)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Constipation Drowsiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Headaches Shortness of breath (dyspnea)
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Dizziness with nausea
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Dizziness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Involuntary head movement Sleepiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fractured Tailbone (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Fractured Tailbone (1)

Data from patients with Fractured Tailbone, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Fractured Tailbone on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 6
30s 11
40s 20
50s 17
60s 14
70+ 2

Sex

Distribution of sex

94% Female
6% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 16
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 6
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 42
Not Diagnosed 2

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