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neck pain after spinal tap

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be reevaluated: I would certainly be reevaluated. What it would really come down to is the specific cause of your problem; which may be why they did the spinal tap i ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would just make sure your doctor that did the tap is aware. There are a number of potential complications that can occur with a spinal tap includin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Spinal headache: Blood patches are typically effective right away. Something sounds wrong. I would go to an er right away to be evaluated.
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Recurrence or infect: Get in immediate contact with ur provider or get 2 an er now 2 r/o infection.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Nagpal
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Cause of neck pain: Epidural blood patch doesn't cause neck pain your neurologist has to rule out other causes of neck pain
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Call your doctor now: If this pain is severe, and you cannot reach your doctor through the answering service, go to the ER now, please. Severe pain is always serious.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Neg CT LP: We would need to know about your blood work results, urine results etc...Difficult to say without this info.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Back pain: Back pain from prolonged standing can be from poor posture, muscle spasm or even nerve impingement. Does it improve with sitting? Consider a physical ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Spine: Causes for neck pain in a younger person are typically related to an accident or injury. However, rheumatological conditions can happen. Rheumatoid ar ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Likely facet prob: See your primary care physician. I suspect you have issues with the facet joints in the back of your spine. You may benefit from a muscle relaxer an ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No as disc space : Narrowing is a sign of us aging in terms of the spine which has been demonstrated to begin as early as 10 years of age with males showing signs on x-r ... Read More
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