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A 20-year-old male asked:

After spinal tap (lumbar puncture) done in january 2013, my back is still in a great amount of pain. what could this be?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology 15 years experience
Not the tap: It would be unusual for a spinal tap to cause lasting symptoms. Your pain may be related to the condition that warranted the spinal tap in the first place.
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