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Lately, in the back left side of my head, i feel a small tense feeling/a pulse like feeling. no pain is involved. random pulse occur all over ?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Occipital neuralgia: Could be occipital neuralgia, nerve irritation fro mcervical spine disease or malposition/exertion, Could rarely be lyme, or rare vascular ( very rare at your age). Consider NSAIDS(if not allergic), tumeric1/2 teaspoon/day in fod, coconut oil massage and 1 tablespoon/day ,warm soaks, or epsom salt soaks ( warm towel in epsom salt 2-3 x a day). Check thyroid, Follow up with doctor/urgent care.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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