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Lumbar puncture
Jun 15, 2009
... bands with both a blood test and lumbar puncture. Do they do these both at the same time while in hospital? ... (18 replies)
Lumbar puncture
Jun 15, 2009
... I am sorry self cathing is so painful for you. ... (18 replies)
Lumbar Puncture :(
Feb 14, 2007
... Let me tell you, a lumbar puncture is not painful. God knows why there is so much hype about it. ... (11 replies)

Lumbar puncture?
Sep 20, 2010
... lean and my vision has returned to its normal quality, but my doctor still seems concerned by the appearance of my optic nerve and suggested that I should have a lumbar puncture to check for proteins that would be left behind by demylenation. ... (3 replies)
Lumbar puncture
Jun 18, 2009
... I hope they can find a way to keep me hydrated as I don't want them to have to cancel the lumbar puncture just because of my urinary retention problem. ... (18 replies)
Lumbar puncture
Mar 23, 2006
... Does anyone know how accurate the results of a lumbar puncture are? ... (4 replies)
... Hi, Nikki and MSJayhawk :) Thanks for your helpful replies. Sorry I have not been on...had a few problems with my spine as it always seems to have a few play ups every now and again. It became painful where the pain was so bad I fell over, could not get up and could not straighten up either and it went down my left leg (sciatic nerve). I had to get my dad to lift me... (5 replies)
Lumbar puncture
Jun 20, 2009
... training which is what you menton where you say to hold on for as long as possible sort of thing but it does not work for me. It gets more painful as my bladder fills up as I am getting distended from the retention. I have to go and get it out. ... (18 replies)
... 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)
... but the doctors won't give diagnosis untill I have a lumbar puncture. ... (11 replies)
Lumber puncture
Apr 23, 2005
... I agreed to a lumbar puncture as I was lead to believe it would confirm my MS! ... (8 replies)
... Procedure went well, as good as could be expected! The fluid came out easily and they were able to collect it quickly. The freezing hurt more than the puncture and even that want that painful really. I was super nervous and cried and shook through the whole thing. ... (19 replies)
... I think Tara gave you really excellent description of what a lumbar puncture or spinal tap is and why it is done; however, Ive had the procedure done completely differently and been given completely different post-test instructions. My test was done leaning forward, not on my side, and not in a fetal position. The sting of the numbing needle didnt hurt even alittle bit,... (10 replies)
... o off so that when I get back home after the long journey, I can rest up in bed as I know I'll be in quite a bit of pain anyway from the journey as travelling is painful for me over distance. I will go straight to bed and try and let the time pass, perhaps watching a DVD or something. ... (3 replies)
Lumbar puncture
Jun 16, 2009
... an catch specimin where I collect one the normal way. I was told by a load of doctors and also my urogynaecologist that cathing, even self cathing, that it isn't painful and that it is easy! It sounds easier than it really is to do it physically. ... (18 replies)
... The numbing medicine before the actual "punch" was painful, but it was fine. I brought my husband with me and he watched like a hawk that all was well. He said my doctor, who did it in the office, was just perfect at it... one punch in, filled up the vials (clear fluid... who knew?) and off we went to take it to the lab. One caveat... the lab was SUPPOSED to draw blood at... (11 replies)
Lumbar Puncture
Dec 9, 2014
... reezing which was an interesting sensation but not painful. And when the actual needle for the LP went in, I just felt a bit of pressure. Seriously I've had more painful blood tests in my arm before. ... (19 replies)
... In my experience, not painful at all and Ive had two of them. The intial pinching of the numbing agent is all I ever felt and it was over in seconds... ... (5 replies)
... Hi, Just found out that I'm having a LP tomorrow morning, and I'm really quite nervous. How long does it take? Is it painful? Any tips & advice? I've noticed comments in regards to lying down afterwards etc. Also when do you usually find out the results? Thanks (1 replies)
Lumbar puncture
Jun 19, 2009
... You did good breaking up your print! Thank you! The pain, urgency/frequency, and pressure are believed to be neuropathic (nerve pain) which can be difficult to treat. I have tried numerous meds for the pain, meds for nerve pain. The pain, pressure and urgency comes and goes regardless of the meds and I had two of the meds cause suicidal ideation. That did it for... (18 replies)




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