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Forum Name: Bone trauma and fractures

Question: broken coccyx


 pokey - Wed Sep 29, 2004 11:03 pm

i broke my coccyx 3 days ago and i notice that sometimes i barely have any pain and sometimes it;s unbearable is this normal or could the doctor have made a mistake?? after he told me it's broken he said that he wasn't a radiologist and it's possible that he could have made a mistake. also how long does it usually stay broken and painful for??
 Theresa Jones, RN - Sat Oct 02, 2004 9:12 am

User avatar Hi pokey,
Regardless of whether it's bruised or broken, it may stay tender for approx 3-4 wks. Be careful! Hope this helps :)

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