Shots helped until one went wrong

Irina -

Hi, my name is Irina. I am 27 years. It is almost 2 years since I started  to experience pain in my coccyx area. I gave birth to a beautiful girl in January of 2001 and since than I have been in pain.

At first the doctors kept telling me that they don't really know what that is. I went to about 4 different doctors. I did physical therapy which didn't help. Had an MRI done - which was perfectly normal and still was in pain. Finally I went to a pain clinic where my doctor ordered the pain blockers done. They first one helped me for 3 days, second one didn't help at all and the third one helped for about three weeks. I went back to my doctor and had the 4th shot done. Something went wrong during the shot and he had to do one more time right away. I am in so much pain now - 3 times more than before the shot. I don't know what to do!!!!

I am only 27 years old. I can't enjoy my life anymore: can't go to the movies with my husband, can't go out to the restaurants. And now and I am in more pain than before the shot. I am very scared of the surgery and the doctor actually doesn't want to do it. I don't know what to do anymore. Reading other peoples thoughts helped me realize that I am not alone but it still sucks!


Updated 2002-10-13

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