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Headache is one of common complication of Lumbar Puncture
. After lumbar puncture due to change in volume of CSF headache occurs. Other complications are nausea
. Usually headache occurs in mild degree. If it continues for long medicines as analgesics are given. Most common analgesic used is Paracetamol
. It has good results. Other thing that can be done in this headache is to take plenty of fluids, dehydration
increases it. Don't strain in excess. For some time avoid lifting weights.
Usually in about 4 weeks pain relief occurs by own.
If no relief occur then visit your doctor.
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi