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occipital nerve block cpt

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
No worry: Routine and safe procedure. Occipital neuralgia (ON) involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dizziness. : These dizziness concerns should be asked of the person who did the injection. I have a concern about two things: nerve sensory changes (called proprio ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Porayko
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Headaches: I would consult with the individual who performed the nerve block. You may have some residual swelling and inflammation associated with the injection ... Read More
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Dr. Munir Merchant
37 years experience in Anesthesiology
Rapid Eyelid itching: Allergic reaction to the medications may occur after the injection such as itching, rash, etc. depending on the medications used. Usually they are mil ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Dont work: Migraine related to neurochemistry of brain occipital neuralgia and some tension headaches are sometimes helped by this procedure.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not usually: for true cluster headaches. The most successful treatment for true cluster headaches remains high concentration of oxygen within 15 minutes of headac ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Migraine Treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Botox has been approved by the FDA to treat chronic migraine. Today effective management of mi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience in Neurology
ON: Well defining the precise location and quality of pain is most important to answer this question. Noting your occipital nerve, most people have two (r ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Nervedamage: The areas supplied by the damaged nerve will lose function.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unrelated: Occipital nerve pain is a localized disorder caused by either primary irritability of the scalp nerve(like a neuralgia) or impingement at the neck whe ... Read More
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