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What are the findings from the lumbar puncture reports while suffering from high fever?

admitted him in hospital.....his Lumbar Puncture reports show protein level very high 101 , sugar level 45, and total count of blood 240...pls help me as what is the problem with him,.....doc stated with steroids ...

Getting headaches after Lumbar puncture. Is this normal?

I had an lp 7 days ago and I'm still getting slight headaches is this normal

Suggest treatment for post lumbar puncture headache

I have a history of Irritable Bowel Syndrome , Innappropriate Sinus Tachycardia with PAC's and PVC's. In December 2013 I gave birth to a little girl. I was given an epidural for pain which hurt extremely bad when it was given (an experience unlike...

What causes body pain after lumbar puncture?

lumber pain i was hospitalisied last year july to sept13 due to brain tb. my lumber punchar by 7 tb problem is finish but i feel pain in my body regurarly.want can i do

What causes headache after a lumbar puncture procedure?

Had a lumbar puncture done on Saturday 3am ( Friday night). It's been two. Days . If I lay down I'm fine. If i stand up or sit up I have an terrible head ache. I've been to three. Er's in 1 week. I ...
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Suggest treatment for chronic back pain from a lumbar puncture

Hi. Around 8 years ago a doctor had to do lumbar puncture on me to test for maningitus and since ... you would recommend that does not include steroid injections as I do not want steroids in my body ...


later a LP to check for meningitis. Then diagnosed with DDD. I had 3 steroid injections, which were ...

Will taking lumbar puncture reduces drowsiness due to diabetes?

are seen. Dr advises now to take lumbar puncture, her ct, MRI, twice taken had no severe problems, except .... S Diabetes became normal in two days and she was treated with valproate injection and encorate Injection ...

Is lumbar puncture recommended?

,pale, slightly photophobic. Should i recommend lumbar puncture? ...

What causes lower back pain with a lump after a lumbar puncture?

I had a lumbar puncture yesterday and am now experiencing extreme pain in my lower back as well ... with focusing my eyes. Is this normal post lumbar puncture procedures? ...

Lower back pain with lumbar puncture

My wife got a lumbar puncture 3 weeks ago and ever since she had it done she has had lower back pain and tenderness at the site of the procedure ...

Is dizziness and lightheadedness normal after lumbar puncture?

My daughter had a lumbar puncture done on Tuesday of this week. She is feeling very dizzy and light ... lumbar punctures before and sometimes has had to go in for a blood patch. ...

What causes lumbar puncture in adolescents?

My eyes get little black dots coming forward then the go black. My armpits hurt my sides hurt and my neck, i sweat at night i get headaches my doctor said lumber puncture can someone please give me a clue why he said this im only 14 im very...

Leg pain during lumbar puncture. Unpleasant pain in soles

Hi i had lumbar puncter on monday to release csf pressure from BIH it was my 7th LP so knew what to expect. Whist fluid was draining out i had the dreaded electric shocknpains down my legs and then i ...

Can brain angio and lumbar puncture been done?

increase in spots from his June MRI, they are now asking him to have a brain angio and a lumbar puncture ...
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Can you have a lumbar puncture if you've a fused spine from T2-L1?
Yes, you can. it is done at L3-L4 level.
Daughter was seeing double. Had an MRI & Lumbar Puncture on Tues. Producing 2 much CSF & now taking acetazolamide 250mg. Having headaches.
There is increase in brain pressure that is the reason for double vision. One has to rule out CSF producing tumors in this place. What is the age of your daughter. What did the MRI and LP report say? I can help you better if we have good discussion on this serious issue.
I received a lumbar puncture every 6 months for the last 3 years. Now I get sick once a month, puking and burp a lot, and now the bck of neck on left hurts bad!
I am sorry but you seem to have a serious problem. Please get back to your treating doctor to check if there is any cervical spondylitis that you have developed.
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