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Lumber puncture
Apr 22, 2005
... Hi, this is a dumb question, but I have never had a lumber puncture. ... (8 replies)
... and some autoimmune diseases such as MS. A doctor performs the test with you lying on your side in somewhat of a fetal position. ... (10 replies)
... 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, and was over instantly... ... (10 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)
Lumber puncture
Apr 25, 2005
... Hi, one of blood test came back as a posible blood clotting problem. ... (8 replies)
Still waiting
Jan 26, 2009
... Some of you may remember that I had a lumber puncture and eye test back in September. When I last posted I was waiting for the results and a consultation. ... (5 replies)
... In your shoes I would definitely pursue getting a lumber puncture done, as I intend to, its far better than suffering for another 6 months waiting for something to appear on an MRI. ... (8 replies)
Help Results In
May 5, 2005
... I went to see the Neuro last Thursday and had a positive result. I recommend that you keep nagging as my MRI scan came back showing no lesions but after a lumber puncture in March showed that I had MS. Keep nagging for a lumber puncture this is the only reliable test as far as I can see. Good luck. ... (6 replies)
... I too am waiting for test results. I've had symptoms for over 5 years and had a lumber puncture and eye test three weeks ago. I've been told it will be 6 weeks before I get any results. ... (5 replies)
Confused
Jul 31, 2008
... Hi all went to see my neuro on wednesday after getting my evoked test and lumber puncture my results went to him. ... (6 replies)
... Well I attended my appointment to have the Lumber Puncture, was put in a room and told to wait, and that the Doctor would be along shortly, so I waited, and waited, and waited, 3 hours later, still no Doctor! ... (15 replies)
Neuro Visit Update
Aug 26, 2010
... So really, ive had slight progress, but still really in limbo land, though on a brighter note he has arranged for me to have a lumber puncture done, and im still waiting on the results of my bone scan I had done this week. ... (10 replies)
MS Limbo
Aug 13, 2010
... Thanks to all of you for the advice regarding the lumber puncture, I really think this is worth having in my situation, though my neuro seems to think it is unnecessary because my spinal MRI showed nothing. ... (22 replies)
... Hi, I'd be interested to hear from other people in th UK who have had problems getting tested and diagnosed. I have had symptoms for 5 years now. I had an eye test and lumber puncture 8 weeks ago and I still haven't got the results, when I phone the hospital they tell me to phone my GP and when I phone the GP they tell me to phone the hospital. All my symptoms look like ms and... (3 replies)
Well well well
Oct 15, 2007
... s of ms, shes says symptoms indicate thus so far, She has booked me in to the hospital for three days of full blown testing repeating MRIs of both spin and head, lumber puncture nerve conduction test, blood work the lot. Thank god!! ... (3 replies)
... ying motion across my shoulders. I realised i couldn't feel my back. Got straight to the Neuro, He put me into hospital. Had a MRI on brain and spine. Also had a Lumber Puncture and what felt like 1ooo liters of blood test. DX with MS. ... (12 replies)
... I had a lumber puncture on 16th Nov 2005, after the Xmas/New Year hols, I chased the Neuros Secretary on January 10th and was told some results were back, they were still testing and that the oligiclonal bands test was sent to a different hospital - Oxford Radcliffe and that's why it was taking so long. How much longer should I wait, does this mean anything, i.e. probably... (3 replies)




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