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... If I understand the mechanism of a spinal headache, essentially when you go upright, the leak 'worsens' which changes the pressure in your brain which causes the headache. ... (13 replies)
... I had my first spinal headache after an epidural in 2000 and the blood patch fixed it immediately. ... (13 replies)
... I got a spinal headache after my LP and really didn't want to do a blood patch either. ... (7 replies)

... my blood patch, I had no headache. So I did laundry, and a few things, not a whole lot but then today I started with another headache. Im so paranoid its another spinal headache I have heard of some people needing two blood patches. PLEASE NO !!!! any advise? ... (4 replies)
... Got my spinal tap done wed stayed on bed tell Friday morning took my kids to school got a small headache stayed down the rest of the day/night. Felt ok today was told I could go to work 1 hour in to work head started hurting let the person in charge know I would have to go home asked if I could stay tell after dinner thought I would make it yeah didn't and had to call my mom... (13 replies)
... pain free and by the 3rd day the headache was gone. If I worked, I'd have been able to go. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you, that is helpful. Were you able to go back to work the day after the blood patch? I definitely feel better today, but my pain is always worse at night so that worries me. I'll see how I feel tonight. (7 replies)
... thepalestgirl, The blood patch involves injecting a small amount of your own blood into the space over the puncture hole. As they should certainly be aware of this location, this procedure should be able to be completed without the need for locating the actual hole as the space is the only need. While this procedure will often form a clot to seal the hole and restore... (7 replies)
... I went back to work for 2 days and was fine, but the headache would come on at the end of the day and become excruciating at night. ... (7 replies)
... This morning I woke up with an excruciating headache. Not as bad as the spinal headache from LP, but no far off. My hubby had left for work, so I was by myself. ... (7 replies)
... its normal to be soar, and quite possibly to have a neck ache....a spinal headache is described as intense SERIOUS pain, not an ache..... ... (4 replies)
... I had my first LP back in August and did everything I was told as well, lay flat, drink sodas, move slowly, etc. I was very sore in my back for about a week or so and ended up developing the spinal headache about 3 days after the LP - just about the time I started moving around more. There was also some delay for me between sitting or standing up and the pain starting - I was... (4 replies)
... felt fine in my head, although horrible in my spine. I still feel horrible in my back... but my problem... I woke up last night with the tell tale excruciating headache I know so well. It hurts when I'm lying down a little in my right temple, but becomes a full head headache with severe pain upon standing. ... (4 replies)
... Just to say that I finally got the dreaded spinal headache. ... (12 replies)
... Or you'll end up like me, in the ER the following day with a spinal headache. And it's the most pain imaginable. So do yourself a favor and take the day off. ... (17 replies)
... Hi! I had one blood patch, felt great, went home and headache came back after getting up and doing a few things. The next day, went back to ER and they sent me home, telling me to drink a 2 liter Coke. ... (4 replies)
... coagulant or something to make sure this holds....blood patches, and spinal taps arent something you want to mess with. If you cant reach your doctor, call the ER and see what they say. ... (4 replies)
... I don't mean this to sound flippant but if you needed a blood patch, believe me you'd know it! I was in agony with mine, surprisingly not so much with the headache but the pain and pressure in my neck. I couldn't stand up long enough to walk back and forth to the bathroom. ... (3 replies)
... I had a headache for 2-3 days after my first LP in 1982. My last LP was in 2002 and it went fine. I had a bottle of Dr. Pepper for some caffeine. It helped a lot in my opinion. If your headaches persist, I would call the Dr. who performed the LP just to be safe. I would wait for further work until your headache is gone (again, my opinion so check with your dr.!) (3 replies)
... I survived my tramatic LP and tramatic it was. THe nurse had to put the needle in 4 times before she could get to my spinal cord can you believe that? ... (3 replies)

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