Spinal Tap (cont.)
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Next Steps after Spinal Tap
When to Seek Medical Care After a Spinal Tap
You should contact your doctor if any of the following occur:
Any signs or symptoms of infection or severe headache should prompt immediate attention from your doctor. If you are unable to reach your doctor, then you should seek immediate attention from your local emergency department.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/25/2016
Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM
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