3 and a half weeks post lumbar puncture

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hello i had two thunderclap headaches 4 weeks ago and ended up sent to hospital to have a ct scan followed by a lumbar puncture.

that evening my really bad headache started. for the next week and a half i couldnt even sit up to drink or eat my dinner as the pain was so bad. when lying completly flat it wasnt too bad. i kept dosed up with ibuprofen and paracetamol.

after two weeks the headache seemed to go but i started feeling really strange. almost nausea and kind of dizzy but just generally not well and my head just didnt feel right. also getting stabbing pains in my head!

the nausea feels slightly better now but still not gone. its been 3 weeks since my lumbar puncture and have been signed off work all this time.

had a bad headache again yesterday and hardly slept all night because of it. and still here today.

feel like its never going to stop sad

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    Thought i would give an update 8-9 months later i am finally feeling back to normal!!! thought the day would never come.xx
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