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What causes headache post lumbar puncture?

at 9pm...They decided to do a blood patch and as he injected the blood I felt a sharp pop to the right of the injection site and a lot of increased pressure in my head to the point that I had to ask him to quit. He ...

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...

Suggest treatment for headchea after lumbar puncture

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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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 ...

Is vaginal bleeding after lumbar puncture normal?

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 ...

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 ...

What is the reason for lumbar puncture?

my father is 63 years old and on sodium valporate for last 9 years now he is having gait problem and he too had mild stroke 2 years back.right now he is on 1500mg dose of sodium valporate.on asking his neurologist,he asked for lumber puncture.what...

Is lumbar puncture recommended?

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

Suggest medication for lower back pain after having spinal lumbar puncture

I ve had lower back pain for six months after having a spinal lumbar puncture. I ve tried over ... pain before. My doctor prescribed an oral steroid. should I have xray? ...

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 ...

What does this lumbar puncture results indicate?

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 it okay to have a massage 3 days following a lumbar puncture?
nope you should avoid it for a week cna cause spontaneous csf leak.
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.
Why am i experiencing headaches (grogginess) since my lumbar puncture 7 days ago ?
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
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