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Had a spinal tap 3 days ago.Mild bruise/pain on back.If something serious was wrong would i know by now?No fever.Thanks for your wisdom and care

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In brief: Back pain and

Discomfort after a spinal tap is common.
Keep in mind, there is a lot of muscles that needle has to pass through. Like any bruise, may take some time to improve.

In brief: Back pain and

Discomfort after a spinal tap is common.
Keep in mind, there is a lot of muscles that needle has to pass through. Like any bruise, may take some time to improve.
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