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saintsfan
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Date Joined Aug 2010
Total Posts : 171
   Posted 8/23/2010 3:57 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi all. I've been having chronic pain in my tailbone area for about 3 weeks.  I've had xrays-turned out fine and have taken prednisone for 2 weeks but no improvement and just wondering if anyone else had the same problem and if so what do you do for relief?
Dx: Fibro, HTN, Depression, IBS, Lupus like symptoms

"The Lord is close to the broken hearted and He saves those whose spirits have been crushed" Psalm 34:18

sotiredoffibro
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Date Joined May 2010
Total Posts : 1556
   Posted 8/23/2010 7:26 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Saintsfan, have you tried putting a heating pad on it of soaking in a hot bath. Not sure if these will help but it might. I will be praying that you feel better soon.
Gentle Hugs
Shirley
DX: Fibro, Gerds, COPD, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, High Blood Pressure, and Depression.
When I get where Im going dont cry for me down here. (Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton)

Sherrine
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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 17162
   Posted 8/23/2010 10:10 AM (GMT -7)   
How about a hemorrhoid pillow to sit on?  I had surgery on my back side and that stupid pillow was such a huge help!  I looks like a child's swim ring.  This might help by not aggravating that area and perhaps you can take NSAID's to help with inflammation.  Be sure to talk to your doctor about that, though.
 
Sherrine
Forum Moderator/Fibromyalgia
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