Hi...I am 63 year old female suffering from severe chronic pelvic floor pain. My story has been an unbelievable journey which started when I was 51. I had plantar fasciitis ( heel pain) and after all non invasive therapies did not help, I had surgery where doc released the fascia and shaved down large heel Spurs. This resulted I. Nerve damage in both feet. I was sent yo pain mgmt and I was on high doses of meds with major side effects. Doctor suggested a Neuro stimulator to manage the nerve pain,. I subsequently had that surgery and the leads were placed in my S1 nerve route. Incision got infected and they tried to treat for 6 months and incision kept opening so last culture showed I had staph infection. Ended up in hospital for 5 days. With in that time, started to have hip and groin pain which eventually led to Rectal and vaginal burning. I cannot sit easily. This has been going on since 2008. Long story, I have pudendal nerve entrapment where the infection caused scar tissue to grow and it is trapping a nerve. I feel this burning and pulling all the time. Very painful. This condition weakened my Rectal muscles and I could not expel a bowel movement by 2012 and I had to have a colostomy. Surgeon said he could divert the bowel yet it will not help the nerve pain and he was right. I just feel like the pain is getting worse,. I do my best to stay positive yet I do have some sad painful days. I have tried Botox, injections ...you name it... Nothing has helped. I am not sure how I am going to grow old with this,. I cannot sit. My most recent Doctor has suggested a stimulator and I am considering it.( After they took first one out after infection, they subsequently put in my legs attached to sciatic nerve to manage the pain in my feet and I respond very well to the stimulation ). I loved the first one,,,worked very well yet I had that infection. Doing a lot of thinking
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