First time posting on this website. I am Rocky 68. I have had difficulty sitting due to rectal pain for six years.
I had office job which required sitting. By time I arrived home I would lie on my stomach and rectal area felt like a boil. Clothing felt as though I was having wedgie. My problem was not only sitting but laying as well. Every time I laid down I felt urge to have bowel movement.
I have had many procedures: colonoscopy, two MRIs, ganglion impar shots, cold laser treatment, trips to Chiropractor and PT which included internal massage.
In 2012 I had my coccyx removed as MRI showed it was dangling and inverted. I was excited to have surgery as I thought it would clear up all my symptoms. And fortunately it did not.
I take two tramadol 50 during the day and ,5 mg clonazepam at night in order to sleep. I tried gabapentin but could not take that medication. I also tried 25 mg of amitriptyline for 2 1/2 weeks with no success. Anal valium suppositories made it worse.
This problem causes not only physical pain but affects me emotionally.
Has anyone found Drs in Nirth Carolina who treat this condition.
Has anyone gone to Dr Anyolak in Minnesota? I do not think nerve is entrapped however. Dr Antilak has short video on PNE which everyone may find helpful.
Please respond. I know this us long post but I am so discouraged not being able to do things I used to do so easily. This disorder came from nowhere - has anyone been cured?