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DOCTORS - Will I be fully conscious during lumbar puncture? Can I refuse to be put down? The LP is being done for CJD spinal fluid testing. Thank you

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
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In brief: Lumbar puncture

Yes, ordinarily you would be fully conscious.
An LP typically involves local anesthesia only.

In brief: Lumbar puncture

Yes, ordinarily you would be fully conscious.
An LP typically involves local anesthesia only.
Dr. Michael Gabor
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