Two years of pain when sitting, and thin flat poo when going to the bathroom

Lambert - louvierl@bellsouth.net

I started having pain sitting about 2 years ago. I went to my family doctor and he didn't know what it was so I just accepted it thinking it would just go away. I discovered what it was by searching the internet for pain while sitting.

I went to see an orthopedic doctor after having the problem for 6 months and he acted like he wasn't too interested and said it would go away after three months and I didn't need to make a follow up appointment.

After another 6 months I went to my family doctor again and asked him for help and told him I thought it was my tailbone that was giving me problems and what should I do. I also noticed when I poo it comes out thin and flat (maybe some obstruction). He said it was Pilonoidal cyst and sent me to a surgeon to have it removed. The surgeon looked at the area and wasn't sure what to do or if I really had a cyst so I asked to have a MRI to check it out. I had the MRI and it didn't show anything.

I went about another 6 months and now I am going back to see another orthopedic doctor to see what he can do. I had the injection done to the sore area to see if it will relieve the pain some. It has been 5 days now and it hurts worse.

Updated 2004-05-23

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