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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Test is not perfect: Spinal tap looks at the cells, proteins, electrolytes and glucose levels in spinal fluid. Depending on the reasons for the test, some conditions are r ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
32 years experience Anesthesiology
Rare to still have p: Unusual, but possible, more likely if the clinician had a difficult time placing spinal. I would consult them, infact they would most likely be happy ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Spinal tap: Post spinal tap headache is not uncommon. The headache usually gets better with time. By 10-15 days it should be gone. An epidural blood patch is usu ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Epidural: not very normal, see the doctor who did it
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Many people with lumbar punctures have persistent pain around the puncture site for quite some time. The stinging pain may simply be lumbar spasms as ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Spinal tap headache.: Call the doctor who did the spinal tap. This can be from the loss of fluid after the tap.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It is not common: But it is possible, check with your doctor how did the spinal tap.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
32 years experience Neurology
Spinal tap: No it is unusual, usually in causes pain at the place of niddle insertion which should not last for more than couple of days. In some cases some leak ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe not: If the pain began after the tap, and that it persists and worsens, it may be the sign of a problem such as infection. Contact the doctor who did the s ... Read More
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