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... I heard that it is a very very painful procedure. I need to have a neuropathy evaluated but am afraid I will need a spinal tap. How painful it is? ... (2 replies)
... pathy. I spent two years with a neurologist that kept saying come back in 3 months and we will see how you are. I underwent all of the "MS" testing including a spinal tap simply because I was in the right age range. Finally, after much research I realized that I had SFN. ... (12 replies)
... I have had several spinals, with no negative effects, except for the diagnosis of spinal meningitis! There is no harm in asking for medication to control any anxiety you have, but the procedure itself is not painful or difficult to recover from. ... (5 replies)

... lm my nerves. They laughed but when my blood pressure went sky high they ran in and gave me xanex. Once that kicked in, they performed the test and it was not painful at all. You just need to hydrate well before and stay in bed for ten hours to twelve hours afterwards so you won't get a migraine. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, mine comes and goes after a bad virus. This one is the longest it has stuck around. I have had 3 memorable flares in the past 15 years that send me from dr to dr and eventually resolve. ... (24 replies)
... my PN, it makes it so I can live but does NOT take all the pain away and I have some days worse then others. As I tell K my days are painful or awful. BUT have to live it the best I can..play the hand I was dealt and try to be positive....I'm doing my best to NOT let PN run my life. ... (1 replies)
... We spent 3 months in the hospital and another 2 years in rehab. Ok, I say all this to say, things looked really overwhelming and hopeless for her BUT today she is walking, running, playing, and even doing cartwheels! ... (8 replies)
... Your symptoms sound exactly like mine. I have been diagnosed with painful neuropathy and am scheduled for an MRI to start the diagnosis process. 2 years ago a neurologist said it was caused by too much B6 in my system. ... (9 replies)
... st. Today I went back to the doctor and now she wants me to get further testing to see if I have multiple sclerosis. I was just wondering if anyone has had the spinal tap done and if it was as painful as it sounds. Also I could really use some advice on how to deal with all this pain. ... (4 replies)
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... e time frame, the bottoms of both my feet started to burn and feel like someone was holding a torch up to them. My fingers on both hands also started burning. It is very painful to say the least. I also noticed another symptom that really had me worried. I noticed that it was becoming more difficult to move my legs. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for your reply! I hope I'm posting this correctly. This is my first reply on this board. ... (14 replies)
... Thanks for your reply! I hope I'm posting this correctly. This is my first reply on this board. ... (14 replies)
... logist he sent her to last has dropped her, and will not refer her elsewhere or call her back. The p. care doctor wants her to go to duke hosp. and have ANOTHER spinal tap. He said she could have it without dyes, being pregnant. IT was very painful before and she is afraid for her baby, but we'll see how it goes. ... (24 replies)
... knee or back. She's had none she is aware of. Her foot started flapping one day she noticed it walking. about the same period, she started having hip pain. ... (24 replies)
... This is for 6foot3. You mentioned a spinal tap. After we find out if I have CMT or HNPP after my Athena diagnostic test, my neurologist has said a spinal tap is next. I've heard that that is the most painful test. I don't want to even consider it. After your diagnosis, can anything be done to help you? ... (15 replies)
... Hello everyone. Posting on these boards is usually not me, but when I read and see the compassion that people have, I thought it was worth a shot. ... (14 replies)
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Aug 12, 2003
... I have been given a diagnosis so far of idiopathic small fiber peripheral neuropathy. This is a very painful and frusturating disease. ... (1 replies)


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