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I had a spinal tap done about two months + ago, and a blood patch 3 days later. I now have the worst back pain that is only getting worse every day?

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Back pain

Need to check with your doctor that you did not have any other complications such as an infection or nerve damage from the needle.

In brief: Back pain

Need to check with your doctor that you did not have any other complications such as an infection or nerve damage from the needle.
Dr. Walter Husar
Dr. Walter Husar
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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management

In brief: Most to least common

Reasons usually are pelvic imbalance and core weakening, psoas muscle spasm, scar tissue formation around the cord and nerve roots causing pain syndrome commonly seen in patients after back surgery called post laminectomy syndrome.

In brief: Most to least common

Reasons usually are pelvic imbalance and core weakening, psoas muscle spasm, scar tissue formation around the cord and nerve roots causing pain syndrome commonly seen in patients after back surgery called post laminectomy syndrome.
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
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