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I had a lumbar puncture preformed two days ago and I still have a lot of pain. The pain is slightly left of the puncture sight. Is this normal?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine

In brief: Lumbar puncture pain

This is pretty common and is almost never anything serious.
Take antiinflammatories or stronger pain medicine for a few more days and it should work itself out. If still there in 2 weeks, have a doctor reevaluate.

In brief: Lumbar puncture pain

This is pretty common and is almost never anything serious.
Take antiinflammatories or stronger pain medicine for a few more days and it should work itself out. If still there in 2 weeks, have a doctor reevaluate.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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