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Do lumbar punctures leave scar

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doctor1 MD

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...

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

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I had a lumbar puncture in ER over a week ago. All four tubes of spinal fluid contained blood that initially sent doctors into a panic. After CT scans, MRI and additional lab testing on spinal fluid all test ...

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I went to the ER due to severe headache approximately 30 hours after the mylogram on Friday morning. Because I have already been fused L4-S1, he did the myelogram above the fused area at approximately L3. During the myelogram, he warned me that...

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I had a Lumber Puncture last Friday. I haven't felt to well. I did have a beer the next day to help the pain. Now almost a week later Today on Thursday I have like I want to pass out after being in my feet ...

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and symptoms in left leg for 4 months and electric shock sharp pains and tingling in area of lumbar puncture for around 6. A neurosurgeon also commented on how high the 3 lumbar puncture scars are in my back could ...

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

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neurologist,he asked for lumber puncture.what could be reason for that? ...

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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 ...

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I had a lumbar puncture today that came back with normal results after 24 hour a headache that was sudden onset and photosensitive and half hourly vomitting for atleast 5 hours until I got to the hospital ...

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had a lumbar punch. I don t know why I would have had a lumbar punch and what exactly is it ...

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I received my lumbar puncture results but have not heard from any of my doctors on what they mean. The patient s CSF contains 5 well defined gamma restriction bands that are not present in the patient ...

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Is vaginal bleeding after lumbar puncture normal? 4 days ago, I went for a myelogram. They did the puncture and took a sample of CSF, and injected dye into the catheter. The bleeding started today ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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doctor1 MD

nope you should avoid it for a week cna cause spontaneous csf leak.

doctor1 MD

Yes, you can. it is done at L3-L4 level.

doctor1 MD

I understand that you have recently under gone a lumbar puncture and now having headaches. This is a common occurrence after a lumbar puncture and maybe due to leakage of the fluid from your spinal column causing headaches. When my patients have had these symptoms sometimes just rest helps but with severe headaches they need to see their doctor for additional procedure to stop the headaches