I don't know if I broke my tail bone or not...

Valeri - makibear05@yahoo.com

Posted 2008-03-16

About a week ago I fell down several of my steps on my rear end. A lovely colorful bruise appeared on my behind several days later. It has been uncomfortable to sit, stand, lay, or use the bathroom for several days.

I have ZERO health insurance and going to the doctor for this is out of the question. I'm not completely immobile and it seems to get better, but as soon as any type of pain medication, OTC, wears off, it's back again.

If anyone can offer any advice or suggestions to whether I should suck it up and get X-rayed even though I've heard that not much can be done, or just wait some more and see if the situation improves. Please help.

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