Continuous Migraine

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Cant_Take_IT_No_More
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Date Joined Jan 2010
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   Posted 1/31/2010 8:32 PM (GMT -7)   
I have had migraines for 11 years. And starting December 2 it has never gone away. I had a spinal tap done on the 15th, and that was okay. I went back in the 28th and they decided to admit me. My neurologist ordered a MRI and that was okay but decided to do a blood patch which took my pain immediatly from a 10 to a 5. Well now its back again and the pain is back up to a ten. What is going on. Has anyone else experienced this? And what was your outcome. I can't live like this. I lost my job and everything. Please someone help me!

Annuk
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Date Joined Jan 2006
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   Posted 2/1/2010 3:19 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi,

Welcome to Healingwell, so sorry to hear you have been going through this. Sadly sometimes a migraine can kick in at a high level and not go for about a month, although I do realise this has gone on for much longer!

You say the 'blood patch' took the pain down? You will have to excuse me as I am in the UK and do not understand what the 'blood patch' involves?

Is your Neurologist a Headache Specialist? If not, you really need to see a Neuro who is!! Hang in there, take care

Ann
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