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... 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. ... (10 replies)
... laurie, ask your neuro if you can be sedated. i guess they can,but i dont know how when i had my spinal tap i was told to lay on my side and i had to hold myself in the fetal position it seemed like hours. ... (6 replies)
... fers. I need to talk to my attorney friend. Anyway, thanks you guys,,,,you guys are awesome. I don't know,,,this is all scary and confusing for me. I have a hard time thinking anymore. I will surely let you all know what I hear on my tests...Thanks a bunch you guys! You are great chums.. ... (10 replies)

... possible and find a liquid vitamin that you can take, it might help. There's something , I can't remember about ms and solid vitumin the that our body has a hard time with. Right now I'm desolving my centrum vituminas to get rid of them and then I 'm going on a liquid one. ... (10 replies)
... Yes, mine was done under Xray,,,I thought it was because of my cages, but it wasn't. The spine isnt' that far down.. :p Anyway, I had no idea it was going to wipe me out like that. I'm still a little dizzy, and I was really nauseated earlier. I am really fatigued..all the time..but that was some pretty hard sleeping for that long. I woke up feeling good...but its getting late,... (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)
... in the process of dx.. . getting a spinal tap next friday. . I have a wedding that i have to go to on sunday night. . will I be able to go? ... (3 replies)
... I'm glad that you choose to spend time with your friends and rescheduling the test for afterwards! ... (3 replies)
Not Sure
Jan 13, 2016
... ur diagnosis. While an MRI is good to get to provide a "snapshot" in your timeline, a diagnosis may have to wait until your deficiencies have been remedied and time allowed for recovery and symptom reversal. ... (10 replies)
Knee pain.
Oct 30, 2010
... Last week after a grueling recovery from a leaky spinal tap and failed blood patch disaster, my doctor told be that I have Transverse myelitis, but that this was from an old injury. ... (4 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. The key to a Spinal Tap, is to drink a ton of caffeine the day before (start now) and the day of the test..caffeine helps ward off the headache..and more importantly STAY FLAT ALL DAY. If they tell you 6 hours, make it... (4 replies)
Me and my MS
Jul 24, 2008
... ld sleep most of the time, stayed extremely nauseated, had muscle spasms and twitches everywhere. After my wife's repeated pleas they finally scheduled me for a spinal tap. Tough day, I could hardly make it to the hospital. When I did I fell asleep and stayed asleep. I even slept through the spinal tap without any drugs. ... (9 replies)
Hot Flushing?!?!?
Mar 19, 2006
... ht I was having a stroke, but the attending neurologist said without even seeing my MRI that he knew I was presenting with MS. The MRI confirmed it although the spinal tap did not. ... (4 replies)
Pos ms
Aug 13, 2005
... ction. I start my Rebif on tues. I have my Dr.s appt. with MS specialist Sept 1 for second opinion. I can't return to work for 2months. Still having a very hard time with walking far distances..... ... (4 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)
... This most recent time I had them, I only had 3 days...3000 IV drip. Unfortunately, it didn't help with the problems I was having... ... (6 replies)

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