On 1/09 I fractured my sacrum by falling on my butt rollerblading. I have yet to have an exam as the urgent care physician handed me a script for 30 vicodin and sent me on my way. I did see an NP and he basically offereded more pain meds and said that it would heal without intervention in about a month.
I have shooting pains down my left leg to my knee and sometimes my foot. I have had a hard time passing bowels and often feel like I have to go, but cant. When I sit I feel like I am sitting on a softball and have a lot of rectal pressure. I already have a call into to see my primary care doc, but should I ask for an orthopod consult? I don't want to have chronic pain our bowel problems because I have had delayed care .... any advice welcomed.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.