My 4 yr old and a bad lumbar puncture.

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My son had a very high fever and headache with vomiting. The doctors saw how drastically he declined in the er. Decided on LP for meningitis. Fluid came back negative. We were told he would have some pain but nothing that some Tylenol wouldn’t help. They were concerned with post headache. Well we have no headache but he is in agony. He can’t sleep, stand, pee or play. He’s confined to a bed. They couldn’t access any fluid the first try so each doctor took 2-3 try’s to get it. Still couldn’t access the fluid so they passed it on to a radiologist to image and preform the procedure. They didn’t give him anything but lidocane. I’m guessing he had close to 15 pokes. Has anyone else experienced their child go through this? 

I’m loosing my mind 

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    I could even imagine my child. It was terrible for me. Poking more then once did not help. Please just give him a lot of fluids, smoothies fruits and vegetables. Mine lasted for 3 weeks before I could stand but I was weak for months after. Good luck to you
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