Lumbar Puncture

thjuland's Lumbar Puncture History (Stopped)
One time Oct 06 - 06, 1981
Stopped Side effects too severe Sep 20, 1981
Stopped Course of treatment ended and Side effects too severe Oct 6, 1981

thjuland's Lumbar Puncture is for…

  • Diagnostic assessment

thjuland's side effects of Lumbar Puncture…

  • Migraine headaches Sep 15, 1981

Evaluations


Nov 15, 2008

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Advice & Tips: Test is inconclusive for RR/MS diagnosis
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 20, 1981

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Advice & Tips: I will never agree to repeating this procedure again.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

About Lumbar Puncture (Procedures)

A lumbar puncture, also known as a spinal tap, is a diagnostic and at times therapeutic procedure that is performed in order to collect a sample of cerebrospinal fluid for analysis, or occasionally as a treatment to relieve increased intracranial pressure.

Learn more about Lumbar Puncture in our Lumbar Puncture Community Report.