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Need to hear from you Neurosurgeons and myelogram veterans please. I've had 3 myelograms in my 64 years without any headache. My problem is intense pain at the point where the needle is inserted. I don't mean the skin or muscle tissue, it feels like the needle enters the deep area where the dye will be injected and I feel this overwhelming pain. Is the needle hitting bone? Is bone that sensitive? Is the spinal canal dura very sensitive to puncture? Whatever is happening it causes nauseating pain and the last one caused me a vasovagal response. I will be having another soon and am so anxious about it. Is a myelogram expected to have this type of pain? Thanks very much in advance!