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Pregnancy+spinal tap

09/01/2005

Question:

during a pregnancy can you rcieve a spinal tap

Answer:

A spinal tap has not specific risk to the pregnancy and, if needed, should be performed.

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Response by:

Arthur T Ollendorff, MD Arthur T Ollendorff, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati