A 24-year-old female asked:
Sharp stabbing pains base of skull at the back presiding horrendous migraine and vertigo. what could cause this? what's at the back of the head?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pain Management
Occipital nerves: The occipital nerves are located in the back of the skull. It is a common procedure to inject numbing medicine around the occipital nerves to help prevent migraines or to treat prolonged migraines.
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Last updated Sep 14, 2017
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