As you all know I had quite an eventful spinal tap on Monday. Yesterday I was very tired..(which I figure is normal)
Last night I noticed I was having MORE than usual trouble to start my urine... and empty my bladder.
Today I can't stay awake and when I woke up from my nap I had to go to the bathroom very bad....after several minutes I could not get anything to come out. So I took a very warm shower which helped a little. I still can't empty my bladder and I feel extremely tired.
Has anyone had this happen after a spinal tap? I called my Neuro, but haven't heard back yet.
I have had a spinal tap too, and yes, it did make me tired, but it was one thing that I did not have happen, was the bladder thing. Now, not the same story. Make sure you call your Dr. and let them know, as aspentoo said, you don't want to get a UTI, thatis for sure, and maybe they hit a nerve that is controlling your bladder.
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