Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
fractured tailbone and a twin pregnancy
I fractured my tailbone in July of '08.  I am now 28 weeks pregnant with twins and completely miserable.  The pain is so bad it drives me to tears on a daily basis.  Everytime I mention this to my OB, he tells me its just going to get worse and offers no solution.  Is there ANY thing other than a heating pad (which doesn't work) that I can do?! I am desperate!  When I lay in bed at night, if I  move any part of my lower body, the pain is horrible. I can't take much more of this.  I've heard of women taking pain pills when they are pregnant, I don't understand why my OB just blows it off.


This discussion is related to Tail bone pain (pregnancy related?).
Cancel
3 Answers
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
364288 tn?1300148106
Well it's a hard area to try to relieve the pain. My bestfriend did the same but during child birth and she just had to sit on a ice pack and get through it. She took meds though which helped her. I know your pregnant so you really cant but I'm not really sure what else you can do. that's probably why your Dr. didn't give you any sugguestions. I'm sorry sweetie.
Comment
Cancel
364288 tn?1300148106
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
I would absolutely ask a doctor about this first .......... but is there a way they can give you a cortisone shot in the muscles surrounding your tailbone, to alleviate the inflammation and pain?  I would assume that the bone is healed by now and the pain is coming from the tissue around the bone.

Just a thought and I hope you feel better.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
414635 tn?1272221293
there iis some type of pills that you can take. if your dr won't give you anything can you see another dr or go to emergency and try to get something stronger then tylenol
Comment
Cancel
414635 tn?1272221293
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
2020005 tn?1417986816
Blank
hansen20, and KTowne commented on hansen20's status
44 mins ago
1580318 tn?1452015597
Blank
Shannon79 commented on renae176's status
2 hrs ago
1580318 tn?1452015597
Blank
Shannon79 25 days and counting! Comment
2 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight throughout your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Pregnancy Tracker
Track your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar f tn
Blank
mrsp416
Avatar f tn
Blank
maw4389
Avatar n tn
Blank
thompsona0815
Avatar f tn
Blank
Miyu19
Avatar f tn
Blank
KelzLanigan
Avatar f tn
Blank
lkaykirk
Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar f tn
Blank
mrsp416
Avatar f tn
Blank
maw4389
Avatar n tn
Blank
thompsona0815
Avatar f tn
Blank
Miyu19
Avatar f tn
Blank
KelzLanigan
Avatar f tn
Blank
lkaykirk