Coccydynia after hysterectomy

Sharon -

Posted 2009-04-19

Thank God I found your article. My name is Sharon and I'm 53 years old. I have suffered with tailbone pain since 2001. I cry every day and I think God has led me to you. Like you said my doctor who is a pain specialist says its all in my head, I'm depressed. Yes I'm depressed my back hurts 24-7.

Here's some of my history. I had ovarian cysts operations in my late teens, then a complete hysterectomy when I was 22. I was at work when a bed fell and hit me in the back. I was living in Florida and had real doctors. I had injections and was on pain medications (methadone, lorcet).

I come to pain specialist up here and even though he says he can't find nothing he's had me on morphine sulfa for a year. 15 mg 3 times a day and 60 mg 2 times a day and I'm sick of it, it don't help. And I'm constipated so they give me stool softeners and laxatives and suppositories, helps but not alot. Been in the hospital for impaction and they had given me enema's until it was pure blood.

In 2003 I had a a&p repair with a gyn and a urologist. They did the pin up with a cadavers and I had recto cycles. Yes I'm a mess. I came to PA to find out in 2008 the cadavers was infected and they had to do surgery again, this time with pig skin.

I hurt from my waist down. The kind of pain some one would of killed them self by now. So because of my pain I take meds for depression, meds for pain, med's to sleep, med's, med's, med's.

I had a good gastro doctor in fla. I meet my new doctor the end of this month. I go to my new gyn tomorrow because the urologists said he can't do nothing else. I just had 5 x-rays about 5 hours ago and my specialist in back pain that thinks its all in my head I see tomorrow also. I'm so afraid with them all messing around that I end up having the c word and I'm scared.

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