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... Thank you MSNik for telling me about the blood patch..I couldn't take the headache anymore this morning and I phoned the health link line we have here in Alberta. ... (1 replies)
... can anyone help. I had a lp 4 weeks ago for ms diagnosis. Had lp hedache from hell for 4 weeks since. Finally had a blood patch done yesterday. ... (4 replies)
... but i do feel drained and dont want to do a thing, but doenst seem as bad, i read up on the blood patch, and i dont know if i want to go thru the agony again........ help anyone with some blood patch experience good or bad? ... (0 replies)

... Twink, I would call the ER where you had the blood patch done. ... (4 replies)
... I had a blood patch also after my LP. If a blood path is going to work, it works immediately. Mine was done, he had me wait 10 minutes and said to sit up, amazing!! It was completely gone. ... (4 replies)
... I would have someone drive you to the emergency room and get a blood patch immediately. This should provide relief. ... (14 replies)
... It goes away when I lie down... I don't want a blood patch because my back is very sore where they put the needle.. if my neuro says i HAVE to have one, is there any way to be sedated for it, due to the back pain? ... (14 replies)
... nal headache. I had it for almost a week when I called the neurologist's office and told them about it. The doctor called me back and arranged for me to have a blood patch exactly a week after the LP. It didn't help right away...took several days for my headaches to go away. ... (4 replies)
... The blood patch in theory should "work" almost instantaneously in stopping the leak of spinal fluid, The symptoms of having the leak do take a lot longer to recover from. ... (4 replies)
... I cant believe this is happening. I felt good yesterday the day after my blood patch, I had no headache. So I did laundry, and a few things, not a whole lot but then today I started with another headache. ... (4 replies)
... After resting the rest of the day all day yesterday, my headache is now down to about a 3-4, so I'm just gonna handle it-- it's not nearly bad enough to go in- although on Saturday, it was upwards around a 7-8. Now it just feels like a regular ole' migraine. Thanks for your help! (14 replies)
... I was pretty doped up but I believe I sat up and curled forward. I had the LP, was back in emergency the next day for a blood patch. It didn't take and I went back in again and got it and it worked. ... (14 replies)
... When I had my last LP, the day after I had a slight headache, but some Diet Dr. Pepper helped. If a caffeine boost is not helping, then you might get the blood patch. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Shel. Sorry I had to be the one to point you in the blood patch direction, but I am thrilled to hear that it is helping you thus far. Its horrible that this had to happen to you. It doesnt happen to too many people. ... (1 replies)
... Hi! I had one blood patch, felt great, went home and headache came back after getting up and doing a few things. ... (4 replies)
... Nikki, I'm not offended at all by your question- right after the LP, my neuro made me lay flat on my back for 1 hour in the room, then sent me downstairs to the lab to draw 4 tubes of blood (mind you that I'm very tiny- about 5'0 and barely 100 lbs, so this was a very draining thing for me, no pun intended). As soon as I got home, I did what the sheet said to do: laid flat on... (14 replies)
... I'm glad you are better, too. I don't understand if they tell you to lay flat yet you have to sit up to get home, walk in, etc. doesn't that defeat the purpose of lying flat? I know insurance is an issue but they should just keep you for those 12 hours, imo. Also, my lp was 3 years ago Nikki and they never told me to lay flat or drink alot let alone caffiene. After my... (14 replies)
... Im just curious. Allot of people have horrible headaches and need blood patches lately, and almost all of them claim that within 6 hours they were up and about and back to themselves. ... (14 replies)
... I had to have 2 blood patches. My close friend with PPMS had to have two as well. I agree that you should call the ER and check. ... (4 replies)
... I just could't stand the pain anymore. I was dreading them going into my back once again after the whole mess!! The ER Dr was wondeful. He said they would do the blood patch but in the process, a whole new chain of events happed!! ... (3 replies)




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