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Lumbar puncture as a child

Hi. Back when I was an 8 year old child, I had several lumbar punctures because I had spinal meningitis. I have never forgotten the pain nor my own screams. Now it’s over 60 years later and I have terrible disc ptoblemsbiggrin

 

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