A 20-year-old female asked:
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i am getting a lumbar puncture in a month to test for ms. what should i expect during and the next few days after it?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Could get headache.: It's not unusual to get a post-LP headache, which can feel pretty strong and heavy. It's related to the volume of fluid removed, and is treatable. Not a guarantee, but that could happen. Most people tolerate them just fine. Good luck with everything.
Answered on Jan 9, 2016

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