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I had a spinal tap 8 days ago testing for

I had a spinal tap 8 days ago testing for meningitis, which was negative. however, the side effects following have been debilitating. I have had a continuous headache and nausea the entire time along with back pain. should I allow more time or go get checked out again?

Wed, 17 Oct 2018
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