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Done lumbar puncture, still sore in spinal area, swollen knee, left side pain

Hi. One question is, I ve had a lumbar puncture and though I m still sore in the spinal area, I ve noticed that my right knee has been swollen for 5 days. I did not injure it. Also, I ve had serious pain in my left side as well, thats been happening for a while, seems to be coming from the sciatic nerve area, which is where my shunt is located.
Asked On : Thu, 27 Sep 2012
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Symptoms indicates radicular pain considering clinical setting. Consult your neurosurgeon and rule out root compression by MRI LS spine. Try tab pregalin for symptomatic relief. Hope my answer will help you. Take care. Don't forget to rate me.
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