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Clear liquid from nose after/during bad head and sore back

Ok last year I had spinal surgery and have had servere bad head and lower lumbar pain twice a week every week.

When I stand I get a bad head but as time goes on my head feels like it's about to explode and I get a strange feeling going down my back then lower lumber feels sore and I can stand. If I lie down my head hurts more but also my nose slowly leaks clear fluid which tastes salty and sweet.

Concerned it's intercranial pressure .

Does anyone or has anyone has similar problems?
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620923 tn?1452915648
Hi to help confirm your suspicions do the bullseye test-http://medicguide.blogspot.com/2008/06/how-can-you-confirm-cerebrospinal-fluid.html

You could have a CSF leak and that could be part of the symptoms you list.....do see the Dr that did your surgery or a NL to be tested for a leak or other post op issue.
Much appreciate your reply. Will a diabetic glucose test kit work ?

I certainly need to discuss things with my surgeon as my vision blurs and I have this damn buzzing constantly in my head . Plus the pain in lower back once the head pain starts , feels like pressure wanting to burst out.
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