Surgery provided some relief, but still have pain


I broke my tailbone in May of 2001. I passed out in my bathroom at 3:30 am one Wednesday morning. I had my tailbone removed in October 2001 and received some relief. I do not regret having the surgery, but I am still in pain. I went to the doctor yesterday, a new doctor for me, and was basically told that there was not much he could do. He gave me a prescription for Vioxx and sent me on my way.

I feel like I was basically told - Sorry, You are just going to have to live with it. - I refuse to do that. The pain is too great to "just live with it". It affects every aspect of my life. Does anyone out there have any words of wisdom?


Updated 2002-07-28

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