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Pocatello, ID
A 24-year-old female asked:

Have iih, had spinal tap 1 month ago. heels numb/tingle, part of knees feel pinched/numb. memory getting worse, head and eyes hurting. need spine tap?

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Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
See a neurologist: If your symptoms are getting worse and you have a shunt, you may need to have the shunt/settings evaluated by your neurosurgeon. If no shunt, then see a neurologist. If acute worsening of symptoms, don't delay -- go to urgent care or the ER. If you are obese or overweight, losing weight will help too. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000351.htm
Last updated Sep 19, 2014

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