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Nerve pain spinal tap

Premium Questions

Dr. Kerry Pottinger MD

i had a. spinal tap four days. ago to rule out spinal meningits. none only bacterial blood infection, being treated with anti biotics intravenously headache developed this morning. pain... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kerry Pottinger ( Anesthesiologist)
Dr.  Ajay Panwar MD

After my spinal tap my upper back and arms are in a lot of pain. Is this normal ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajay Panwar ( Neurologist)
Dr.  Sudhir Kumar MD

can i have cranial leakage or something going on with my brain.. I had a spinal tap 2 weeks ago ... .. my one ear is bother ing me pain every once in awhile.. throat feels Alittle sore.. is this from ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Neurologist)
Dr. Ishu Bishnoi MD

had a spinal tap friday.. I started getting a sight headache this morning then it turned ... heard it's painful. they said to drink caffine but I have panic disorder n can't drink Alot of it.. any ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ishu Bishnoi ( Neurologist)
Dr.  Indu Kumar MD

I was admitted to the hosptial & diagnosed with Optic Neuritis . I had to have an MRI and spinal tap . I am trying to understand my MRI findings...I had an MRI Brain with & with our IV contrast ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indu Kumar ( Radiologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

was hospitalized and was given a spinal tap when the doctors thought that she had meningitis. She actually had had a sun stroke and was eventually released. Could that invasive spinal tap have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr.   Sudhir Kumar MD

hi. I had a spinal tap last week for suspected intracranial hypertension because of optic nueritis. I am now having pain with eye movement. Could this be a low pressure headache from the tap or should ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Neurologist)
Dr. Ali Raza Shah MD

Is it normal (or common) to have severe shoulder pain after a spinal tap? 5 days post procedure, with 4 of those days having had severe headache. Now the shoulder pain is worse than the headache... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ali Raza Shah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

I had a spinal tap 10 years ago. Ever since I have been getting daily headaches which are intense ... Botox injections. Would an MRI be worthwhile to see if I have a spinal leak causing this... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

of pain again. Im getting the spinal tap done to figure out if I have MS. Already have a few MRI s done ...Hi. Im getting a spinal tap done tomorrow morning June 30th. I smoke weed... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Manisha Jain MD

yes, you can have these complications after spinal tap. increase your fluid intake. this will help

Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

It is normal after a spinal tap. Just rest a lot. Take care.

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

No this is not normal. Consult your Doctor, get admitted, you may need intravenous fluids, antibiotics.