Speaking as a nurse, no, that is not normal.
If you still have any of these symptoms go to an ER with a neurosurgeon on call for consult. You would be surprised how many hospitals do not have a specialist like this on call.
Lumbar punctures are risky: trauma, bleed, infection.
The resultsof LPs are often non-specific in MS. Results are negative evn with MS in a significant percentage of cases. And a positive LP only suggests MS. So, what is gained from the results over what is already known (other than an income for the performing doc)?
Obtain skepticism and use it everywhere if you may have MS.