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Had blood patch 5 days ago due to PDPH. Was feeling pretty good until today when headache is back and now I notice neck pain and when I bend my neck I feel low back pain and pressure.

Had blood patch 5 days ago due to PDPH. Was feeling pretty good until today when headache is back and now I notice neck pain and when I bend my neck I feel low back pain and pressure.

Post LP Headache: Wanna sound more like a neurologist? Just say "Post LP headache" Sorry the "patcher" didn't do you the favor of explaining that in an average of 30% of cases patches failed and had to be redone. The main risk for failure is thought to be oversized tear for blood patch to fully cover. Wanna chat some more on this? Write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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5 months after spinal tap & blood patch. They had to stick me several times. I'm still having severe back, neck pain and migranes. What should I do?

5 months after spinal tap & blood patch. They had to stick me several times. I'm still having severe back, neck pain and migranes. What should I do?

Be reevaluated: I would certainly be reevaluated. What it would really come down to is the specific cause of your problem; which may be why they did the spinal tap in the first place. Don't hesitate to seek a second opinion, if they seen to have trouble getting a specific diagnosis. Sometimes a fresh set of eyes can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Can cervical spine disk protrusion at c5 & c6 elevate blood pressure to 160/100 & extremen back neck pain . ?

Can cervical spine disk protrusion at c5 & c6 elevate blood pressure to 160/100 & extremen back neck pain . ?

Disc extrusion: Disc extrusion and pressure can be very painful. When we are in pain our blood pressure can respond by elevating. One the pain is alleviated the blood pressure should return to normal. If not is may have a separate cause. All the best and I hope you better soon. ...Read more

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Last night i have this headache followed by muscle pain in my arms and shoulder and my blood preasure goes high and low, neck pain what could it be?

Tension Type: The headaches are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles and other muscles pain as well as the pericranial muscles. The management of episodic and chronic TTH consists of psychological support, physical therapy and pharmacotherapies. Hope it helps ...Read more

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Been having back pain, neck pain and tingling all over..even scalp. Blood work normal, brain MRI normal, stenosis in neck. Worried patient!

Been having back pain, neck pain and tingling all over..even scalp. Blood work normal, brain MRI normal, stenosis in neck. Worried patient!

Focus on stenosis: In certain people, even mild stenosis in the neck (narrowing of the openings where nerve roots travel) can lead to headaches. In fact these even have a name "cervicogenic headaches." Physical therapy that may include traction, therapeutic massage, and suboccipital release may bring relief, especially when integrated by the physical therapist into an overall aerobic exercise plan. ...Read more

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Left arm, leg back pain some tingling and neck pain, blood-work came back fine, MRI of neck 1 yr ago fine, stressed ? At times tightness around arm

Left arm, leg back pain some tingling and neck pain, blood-work came back fine, MRI of neck 1 yr ago fine, stressed ? At times tightness around arm

Nerve impingement: Of the neck is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more

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Dull right ab + groin pain, walk with limp. Constant fever, malaise, back+neck pain, tingling in hands and feet and buttock pain. Dx? Bloods clear.

See a rheumatologist: You describe pain in multiple joints. Multiple causes of diffuse joint pains need to be ruled out and then appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Extreme back neck pain, lower back pain, thighs, legs pain, tiny blood after sex once i cum. Left ovary pain. What is caused? Ultrasound can't see

Pelvic congestion: This can be related to pelvic congestion syndrome. In this condition you develop varicose varicose veins in the pelvis involving the ovarian veins. It's more common on the left side. Usually the pain is worse when you're upright for a long time, and gets better when you lay down. There is also pain during intercourse and orgasm. Consult with your obgyn. ...Read more

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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more