Lumbar puncture

What is Lumbar puncture?

it is a technique in which a needle is inserted inside the lumbar space in back to draw cerebro spinal fluid.

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Hi...I had a lumbar puncture one week ago and a blood patch 5 days ago that did help my headache. However, for the past 3 days I have a "moving...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You can wait for a few days more.

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Hello and thanks for using HealthcareMagic.

I have read your question and...

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How long after my lumbar puncture should i wait before drinking a beer? And then also how long before i should go out in my boat fishing?...

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Brief Answer:
at least a couple of days

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Hello,

you should abstain from alcohol for at least a couple of days but I would advise...

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I had a lumbar puncture 4 hours ago. This is the2nd one this week. The one they did on Wed they were not able to get enough CSF. I did fine after...

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Brief Answer:
Pain killers and rest.

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Thank you for asking

I read your question and i understand your concern. pain between...

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