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
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for fractured tailbone

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Compare treatments taken by people with fractured tailbone

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Who has fractured tailbone on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 11 say fractured tailbone is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 7
30s 12
40s 34
50s 24
60s 21
70+ 3

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 94

These charts show data from fractured tailbone patients who have completed their condition history
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