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Stoughton, MA
A 41-year-old female asked:

I've had trigeminal and occipital neuralgia since shingle in my head years ago.started a week ago, big node came out, never happens. very painful. ?

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Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
See your physician: Given your history, there may be a recurrence of shingles. See your physician to discuss your history and to undergo a physical examination. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/shingles.html
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