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Is it normal to have back pain in the area 4 weeks after spinal tap?
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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Could be an infection ...Go see the dr that gave you the tap asap.

In brief: No
Could be an infection ...Go see the dr that gave you the tap asap.
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Maybe not
If the pain began after the tap, and that it persists and worsens, it may be the sign of a problem such as infection.
Contact the doctor who did the spinal tap, especially if you are having other symptoms. If you have fever, chills, headache, light sensitivity, seek attention right away.

In brief: Maybe not
If the pain began after the tap, and that it persists and worsens, it may be the sign of a problem such as infection.
Contact the doctor who did the spinal tap, especially if you are having other symptoms. If you have fever, chills, headache, light sensitivity, seek attention right away.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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