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I have headaches everyday. After getting a lumbar puncture headache is worse now neck hurts. What else could it be?

Reactions. Not clear to me, as to why lumbar puncture needed, unless you were thought to have pseudo tumor cerebri. But now it seems you have a post LP headache, which may respond to a "blood patch". Contact your neurologist and get this complication addressed, and get treatment for your "chronic daily headaches". Make Concierge Appt. here if you wish further help. Read more...

I have a post lumbar puncture headache, should I get treated?

Depends on duration. This depends on the duration of the post LP headache. If you have a headache when upright, that improves when lying flat following an LP that has been present for several days, you should call the doctor and explain your symptoms. Treatment is usually very effective in terminating symptoms in several hours. Lp. Read more...

The doctors ruled out post lumbar puncture headache. Could it be a nerve problem then?

See HA specialist. When evaluating a patient's headache, it is imperative that the clinician first identify and exclude a secondary headache based on history and clinical examination before proceeding to the diagnosis of the specific primary headache. See Orofacial Pain or headache specialist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Read more...

How do you get rid of this post lumbar puncture headache?

Blood patch. Usially bed rest and tylenol/caffeine would be appropriate and can help within several day. If it didn't work, an injection of your own blood into epidural space (blood patch) should be done. Read more...
Talk with MD. You should contact your anesthesiologist. In mist instances this will resolve on its own. In other circumstances it may require more agressive treatment. Read more...

My 3 yrs old son had a lumbar puncture on friday, yesterday he started to feel a terrible headache, is zs normal? Wt is z reason, how long it wl last

Lumbar punctures. After a lumbar puncture it is not uncommon to have a headache. If the headache responds to common meds like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen i would not worry. Also if it lasts several days this may be due to a small leak around the puncture and can be remedied by the doctor who did the lumbar puncture. Talk to your doctor. Read more...