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... I also had a Neurologist that was a butcher. She spent 45 minutes attempting to find the spot even with a CT 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. ... (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. ... (10 replies)
... The Neuro Doctor thinks my husband has MS. The EP Eye test was normal at 4.8 with 5.0 being abnormal so the doctor wanted to do a spinal tap. ... (5 replies)

... incredibly high when its your first time, its really NOT that bad. The key to having a successful LP is to stay flat! You absolutely HAVE to remain flat on your back for at least 8 hours after the procedure is done. ... (16 replies)
Spinal tap???
Mar 8, 2005
... well, I had mine on wednesday and until sunday i had major headaches and pain in my back neck. But now i'm pretty good. As i've heard you must drink alot of fluids after the procedure for about 48 hours. The spinal tap itself isnt painful. ... (12 replies)
... From what I've read here about spinal tap recovery is to lay down constantly like you're doing, and to drink lots of caffeine. I'm sure others here who have had spinal taps will offer advice. ... (13 replies)
... For me, the LP or Spinal Tap has always been the final test. The LP is not a specific test for MS and no doctor should decide upon the MS diagnosis based solely on the LP results. ... (11 replies)
... still do not have a diagnosis. I have demyelination in my spine and frontal lobe. The neuro dr said that he would diagnose me with MS based on my MRI's but my spinal tap was negative for MS. ... (3 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)
... hr nurse watch. That pain was, by far, the worst experience of my life. ... (12 replies)
... I had an epidural with two of my four children. My first child I was too afraid of having a needle in my back and chose to have him with NO pain medicines! ... (14 replies)
... I had my first LP back in August and did everything I was told as well, lay flat, drink sodas, move slowly, etc. ... (4 replies)
... I have extreme pain in lower calfs muscle like a bad cramp, also very bad back ache, and of course the pain in upper thigh and weakness, started out in only R thigh now both are starting. Have problems climbing stairs. ... (4 replies)
... 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. There is a little lag though, I feel ok for a split second when I sit up, then it hits me. ... (4 replies)
... In August I gave birth to my beautiful son who is a true blessing. Shortly after I started to lose eyesight in my right eye. This prompted me to see an opthmologist who ordered a brain MRI. The MRI came back negative for any lesions. ... (4 replies)
... l you that I think most people have a pretty uneventful LP. I can't say I did but I think it was because I had mine done in The Netherlands where they don't use pain relief for this type of procedure. Just the large needle straight into the back. That was the longest couple of minutes of my life. ... (15 replies)
... Teacher2be, I have done the same thing. I wanted to know the difference between pain in fibro versus MS since I have both. ... (5 replies)
... I have been battling some very wierd symptoms after an 'alleged virus'. ... (0 replies)
Spinal Tap
Jul 16, 2005
... oom. I had a real bad headache. I also started to get chest pains if I moved or sat up. Finally had to go to ER 2 days later. Couldn't tell me why I was hurting. Pain was so bad I was throwing up in the ER room. Gave me Morphine and some other pain reliever. I also started having vertigo in the ER room. Really weird. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Do you think these symptoms sound anything like MS. -Sharp headaches -several times daily (30-50), lasting split seconds to about 30 though had them for longer occasionally -normally at front either side -Vision blacks out for hour to 3 hrs -blacks out ~ half vision in one eye but can be either eye -No resulting headache from these (2 replies)


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