Back pain when I bend backwards

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So I had a lumbar puncture done back in May followed by an epidural blood patch about a week or so later. It cleared the headache and I don't really have any issues with headaches anymore. However, since the blood patch I feel this pressure in my lower back and I feel this lower back pain when I bend backwards, the farther I bend the more it hurts. Does anybody else experience this? Wondering if I should go and have it checked out or if its something that will go away with time, however, I feel it should have gone away by now. 

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    Lumbar punctures are no fun!  I would definitely give your doctor a call.  3 months that pressure should be gone, I would think.  Good luck to you. 
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    im having this problem! i think i had a leak and needed a blood patch but i was brushed off. i dont have a headache or anything anymore, i have pressure in my ears and a weird pain when i arch my back. its dull and achey-doesnt really bother me. im glad i am not alone but i am 2 months out of my LP-so i dont even know if should wait it out or not either

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