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Myelography Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

Possible Complications

Complications are rare, but no procedure is completely free of risk. If you are planning to have myelography, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:

  • Headache
  • Allergic reaction to the contrast
  • Bleeding
  • Inflamed or infected spinal cord

Call Your Doctor

After you leave the hospital, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Signs of infection, including fever and chills
  • Headache lasting more than 24 hours
  • Excessive nausea or vomiting
  • Neck stiffness
  • Numbness in your legs
  • Trouble urinating or moving your bowels
  • Symptoms of allergic reaction (eg, hives , itching, nausea, swollen or itchy eyes, tight throat, difficulty breathing)
  • Worsening of your symptoms

In case of an emergency, CALL 911.

 
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