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Spinal tap
Feb 13, 2007
... Unfortunately, a spinal tap does not guarantee a diagnosis. Everyone experiences it differently. When I had mine it really didn't hurt. I was really tired after, but that was about it. I have heard many people have a horrible headache after and are very sore. ... (25 replies)
Spinal tap
Feb 13, 2007
... is it the same? ... (25 replies)
... atient. My second one was a breeze. I did not feel a thing. I had plenty of fluid before and a Dr. Pepper afterward. The doctor told me to have some caffeine after I left her office. ... (13 replies)

... until he looked at the mri he said he would have never guessed I had anything wrong with me. of course none of my symptoms were present today. I have felt better after reading all the replies and looking further into this knowledge is good. the doc recommended a spinal tap still thinking about that one. ... (13 replies)
... Hi Jennifer. Wishing that you didnt have to go thru this, but here to reassure you that youll get literally thousands of opinions on Spinal Taps or Lumbar Punctures from different people. Some have had wonderful experiences, some awful. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with you that it is very frustrating knowing that something isn't right and not being able to figure out what it is. It is also frustrating when it seems as though the ones you go to to help you find out don't seem to know what is going on either. ... (3 replies)
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... Hey I'm Luke. I'm 24 years old and was officially diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting MS on April 4th 2013. Sorry if my story is long, but I wanted to tell it and see if I can get some help. ... (11 replies)
MS questions
Jan 18, 2013
... Now, my feet tingle and go numb even if I'm just standing around. A trip to the mall can send me into leg and foot spasms and I hurt so bad I can barely move. ... (6 replies)
... Wow. thats quite a story. Im sorry you are going thru all this. Lets break it down so that we can try to make sense of some of it, okay? ... (18 replies)
... he test itself. No, they usually do not sedate you....yes, if your doctor agrees, they can give you a xanax or something to take the edge off before the test. NO it doesnt hurt at all...only the first quick stick of the novacaine needle to numb the area is all that is felt..and its over so quickly. ... (3 replies)
Update so far
Jan 2, 2009
... speaking different from what I did 'before.' Sounds odd, and prob not noticeable to others, but it is to me. But all in All manageable and much better than last few weeks which was awful. ... (3 replies)
... pinion. Others will tell you that starting the medication asap is vital to not progressing, kind of my doctors school of thought. The bottom line is this disease does NOT happen overnight. I dont know of anyone who has one single symtom and a diagnosis... ... (45 replies)
Me and my MS
Jul 24, 2008
... I made my first post last night and was asked to tell my MS story. I will apologize now, because it is kind of a long one. ... (9 replies)
... I think that I posted this in the wrong place. Since I had recieved such good answers, I wanted to share what I am going thru as well. Any feedback would be of great help. Thank you in advance. ;) (12 replies)
... know if that makes sense or not. I also can't tell from one day to the next or one hour to the next as to wether or not I am going to start shaking, or wear out after not exzertion at all, or need help walking, or walk just fine. ... (9 replies)
... immune diseases, that it might be tough for you to get a firm dx very fast.... ... (14 replies)
Head numbness
Apr 26, 2007
... Hi Skimmer....I don't know what your sister's ailment is, but it sounds painfully the same as what I experience when i am having a flare of Fibromyalgia. ... (19 replies)
... Ok, you asked about the spinal tap...its not nearly as bad as they make it out to be. The day of the spinal tap, you will be asked to drink lots of water and also caffeine! Caffeine wards off the famous spinal tap headache that everyone will start talking about. ... (18 replies)
... Yes they numb the area and for most people it does not hurt unless that have a problem afterwards and do not follow the doctors instructions. My problem it that I AM NOT AFFECTTED BY ANY PAIN MED. OR LOCAL ANIT. This causes problems at the Dentist, getting stitches, you name it. ... (9 replies)

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