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... Scanner above me. Finally after the last stab attempt it was so painful I almost passed out even with Lidocaine injected twice. I finally said I was done this procedure is being stopped. I was brought back to the recovery area, the nurse came by after she heard what had happened she felt so bad. ... (20 replies)
... I am sorry to hear that you had a difficult time with the spinal tap. Had mine 2 weeks ago. They told me that 48 hours prior to the procedure that I was to drink alot of caffeine products. So I drank tons of coffee, and high caffeinated pop. I went through the procedure fine. ... (10 replies)
... Hi! If I had to make this decision to have the spinal tap before or after the wedding, I would reschedule the spinal in order to attend the wedding in the best physical condition I could to enjoy time with friends. ... (3 replies)

Nervous about LP
Apr 29, 2009
... Hi there. I have had more then One LP in my lifetime...both for MS dx and to rule out menigitis, which I was exposed to...Ive had good experiences each time. ... (4 replies)
... MS can strike at any age. As we get older, the percentage of people getting MS is more evenly divided among males and females. 60 years of age is not late in being diagnosed. ... (30 replies)
... The spinal tap is not nearly as bad as it is made out to be. The recovery was worse than the actual tap for me. If you don't lay completely flat for a few hours or sometimes even a few days afterward, you can get an awful spinal headache. ... (2 replies)

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