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A 29-year-old female asked:

I still have some pain in my lower back after having a lumbar puncture 11/17/12.?

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Many causes: Pain consist of 1) memory of the previous pain. 2) fear of the future pain 3) actual pain. Many factors could contribute: medicine needs time to work, pathway of epidural needle causes irritation, you back problem could require more then epidural injections. In most cases your doctor can reevaluate you and help. I hope you will get better soon.
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