Long and deformed coccyx

Gail - gailphippsg@aol.com

My 14 year old daughter has been in severe pain in the coccyx area, completely bedfast, having to be homebound from school for a month now. She also has vomiting, and lower back pain. The spine specialist she saw today wants to wait for two more weeks to see how she does with no pain medicines.

The coccyx bone appears to be deformed and extra long and protruding outward. The doctor says the surgery is extremely serious, but my daughter needs help. She is going downhill every day. The doctor also says she will get worse before getting better. Does this sound right?

Please advise me.

Thanks.

Updated 2003-09-07

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