How long do headaches persist after a lumbar puncture (LP)?

Updated: Aug 02, 2018
  • Author: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Answer

This condition is usually self-limited (≤7 days) and responds to analgesics and caffeine (300-500 mg every 4-6 hours).


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