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... dx three months ago, but happen to be a nurse anesthetist. I treat a lot of spinal headaches after lumbar punctures, especially in young women. ... (7 replies)
... Aww Sweetie, I understand. MSNIK covered it all but just wanted to tell you I went through it too and I did everything they told me. The shoulder pressure is awful, isn't it? I had to have two blood patches before it worked but it WILL work. Anything is better than that pain. Being upright hurt me the worst, lying down did relieve it somewhat. Good luck, not a fun time... (7 replies)
... A blood patch is where they take a small amount of your blood and basically "patch" the hole where they did the lumbar puncture- it helps the blood to coagulate and the fluid in your spine to equilize. It will stop the headache! Im sorry you had it so rough...very few people get it as bad as you describe, but from what Ive heard , its pretty brutal. Sorry you were one of them.... (7 replies)

... Hi I had my lumbar puncture 2 days ago and they took 14cc's of fluid. ... (7 replies)
Lumbar puncture
Sep 27, 2005
... No, the lumbar punture is to make sure you dont have an infection in the fluid in your spine along with the ms, if you did then your ms would be horribly horribly hard to deal with,, you probably still do have ms, but if it came back negetive, then you are lucky (5 replies)
... a vision envoked potential test. I done all of that and they tell me its not showing anything. They called me and told me he wanted to do a MRI on the neck and a Lumbar puncture. ... (6 replies)
... ent me straight to the emergency opthalmologist at the hospital. He immediately sent me for a whole series of tests, including a CT scan, visual field test and a lumbar puncture. ... (17 replies)
... My Evoked Potential test was negative, but my lumbar puncture positive. Can that be possible? ... (14 replies)
... Yep iv had just about every test you can have including, 2 hour mri,ver,emg,lumbar punture,blood test. So now im going back in for them all over again. Hopefully something shows up. (7 replies)
... e started getting seizures out of nowhere...after 3 months gettign seizures and no other symptoms the doctor started to consider MS and performed various MRI and lumbar punture all which signaled lesions in his brain...the first thing for the doc was to control his seizures... ... (10 replies)
... I had an MRI this morning and saw the neurologist this afternoon. Thank goodness, I was assured that I have no lesions, a clear lumbar punture and therefore no MS. The relief is fantastic. ... (17 replies)
... The lumbar punture is done to rule out disorders and in some with MS the oligoclonal bands are present in the spinal fluid and not the blood system. ... (10 replies)
Please help
Feb 12, 2008
... Hi Lianta I was in a similar situation but I was told 6 months ago that it was not Ms although I had 16 lesions on my Brain but luckey for me I was seeing a Ms Specialist, and he decieded to do another MRI in six months to dot the i so to speak, So after my intial shock depression etc thinking I had ms then being told I didnt results of the recent MRI had 3 new lesions and 99... (9 replies)
... :angel::angel:; Thanks to all of you for all of the information that you have given me. My husband called the hospital earlier and they told him that I could have the headache for up to 5 days and if it was still really bad after that then I was to go in ...well they might see me there tomorrow as now when I lay down its just as bad, I can't stand this....Once again, all of... (7 replies)
... thank you Nik for all you help, you truley are a blessing. I will keep you posted. Shell (7 replies)
... Thank you MSNik they actually told me that with the amount of fluid they took that I would likely get a headache...they kept me laying down for 3 hours after and then I had an hour and a half drive home as I don't live in the city and I have been laying down for the most part as they told me this would help..and it has until today...now it won't go away even if i lay down..My... (7 replies)
... Shel, Your actually NOT supposed to get a headache. Did they tell you to lay flat on your back for 8 hours after the procedure, when you got home? Did they tell you to drink caffeinated beverages? I have had two LPs and never gotten a headache. Its possible you are going to need a patch. You need to call your doctor asap. Maybe even this weekend, call his service and see if... (7 replies)
Dx??
Apr 21, 2007
... areas. When I came back to get my results, he said I was abnormal findings for eyes and legs. He then said it might be MS but he didn't think so. He ordered the Lumbar Punture. They took more blood. ... (11 replies)
... To diagnose MS a number of different tests have to be carried out as far as im aware such as an MRI, EEG a lumbar punture to name but a few. anyway my symptoms included the whole right side of my body being numb from my head to my feet. it affected my right hand the worst. ... (14 replies)
Could i have ms
Jul 24, 2006
... sorry it took so long for me to answer. I have not had a lumbar punture. I'm a wuss, and am scared to have one due to the pain of it. I had an epidural one time, but heard that this will be a lot worse. ... (9 replies)




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