Surgery provided some relief, but still have pain

Kristi

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?

-Kristi

Updated 2002-07-28

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