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Have you had side affects from a spinal tap?

I had a spinal tap done three days ago, and have had horrible headaches for the past few days when I'm standing up. The Dr told me to stay in bed today; laying down is the only thing that makes it anybetter. How long do these headaches last?

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Asked by vixenmama at 5:57 PM on Dec. 5, 2010 in Health

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  • I had the same problem. Mine lasted about three days. I was told the spinal fluid has to regenerate (or something like that ) so the fluid levels get back to normal.

    Answer by elizabr at 5:59 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

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