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Can i go to an amusement park a day after a lumbar punture? spinal tap was done yesterday, going to great adventure in the morning

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Dr. David Lundin
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Not recommended : After a spinal tap is done there is a small opening in your spinal canal that has to heal. I would wait 1-2 weeks before going on rides as it may lead to the opening breaking open and leading to significant symptoms of CSF leakage.
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