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occipital nerve damage symptoms

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Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Maybe nothing: Severe head injury is defined by loss of function. Occipital nerve damage can & usually does occur without severe injury. Coughing up blood in mucus ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Sucher
26 years experience Trauma Surgery
Needs attention: Blood in mucus is not normal and you should see you doctor for a full examination and possible tests. Without knowi the exact medications you are taki ... Read More

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Chronic Pain: I understand your distress. Feel good about yourself; feel good about your achievements. Feel Blessings of 3 Million air sacs in your lungs due to whi ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Occipital nerve: That occipital nerve may be impinged upon by muscle tension or a spur as it exits the spine at the neck level. This generally causes Sharp pain but in ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience 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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Nervedamage: The areas supplied by the damaged nerve will lose function.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience 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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Porayko
40 years experience 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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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
14 years experience 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience 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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