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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judah Lindenberg
21 years experience Neurology
Pain relief?: If pain is the main issue, then ant-inflammatory medications such as Motrin or aleve (naproxen) or warm/cold compresses may help. If these fail, an in ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Occipital neuralgia: If there is no pain, probably nothing. If pain, and common over the counter medications or ice are ineffective, there are injections, nerve burning p ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but...: Yes, but nature is not perfect, and humans are not completely symmetric. The inion is the bump that sticks out at the lower rear part of the human sku ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cervical strain: Try taking Naproxen before bedtime. If that doesn't improve it, see an inexpensive chiropractor for a few visits. If no significant improvement the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes. Common configuration.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lesion: Can have many different meanings. I would speak with the physician ordering the scan to begin with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Mild calcification: The inion, occipital tuberosity or external protuberance, is the most prominent projection of the occipital bone at the posterioinferior (lower rear) ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Probable: sign of a scalp irritation condition. The node will likely get better if you improve the scalp
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Several reasons: There are several reasons behind the occurrence of head pains ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, teeth grinding, tra ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Injection: Although the pain of greater occipital neuritis can respond to analgesic meds, I have found that localized nerve blocks, even local cortisol may rever ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Susceptibility: Migraine is in part, a sensitivity of individuals to respond to external or internal triggering events in an exaggerated way due to glutamate sensitiv ... Read More
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