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I had a lumbar puncture done to test for Ms the fluid was clear what does that mean

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Masson
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: This is a complex question. Why are you being evaluated, what symptoms do you have and are they progressive. If there are progressive neurological s ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Advice: When you become frustrated, best to get additional opinion before proceeding further.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
MRI: An MRI of brain with and without contrast can be very diagnostic, but often MRI of neck added in ambiguous cases. The lumbar puncture certainly can b ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
MRI: An MRI of brain with and without contrast can be very diagnostic, but often MRI of neck added in ambiguous cases. The lumbar puncture certainly can b ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
MRI : An MRI of brain with and without contrast can be very diagnostic, but often MRI of neck added in ambiguous cases. The lumbar puncture certainly can b ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Could get headache.: It's not unusual to get a post-LP headache, which can feel pretty strong and heavy. It's related to the volume of fluid removed, and is treatable. N ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Fairly high, but: There are other causes for lhermitte's such as vitamin b-12 problems, and even lyme disease. Make certain that other potential disorders are excluded ... Read More
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Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Med.to feel better: In hospital you will likely receive intravenous medication to bring your disorder under control and then you will be started on a medication you can ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: The test is one of many used to diagnose ms. Even mris of the brain are not specific enough. The diagnosis is a compellation of tests including the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Transient: THE LP procedure may cause, if any, a short, transient inflammatory reaction that would dissipate and improve in a few days to a week, etc. Anti-infl ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Hard to say...: I'm sorry, but this isn't something any distant forum doctor can answer. It depends on information you don't provide, including your symptoms, neurol ... Read More

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