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Can A Head Trauma Cause Neuralgia
I have chronic nerve pain in the front and side of my head after trauma and I'm emotionally blunted, Is this a condition ? and what is it called ?
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Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more
Can pudendal neuralgia-like symptoms, burning pain in the perineum and scrotum-testicles, present without trauma to the area? Prostatitis caused pain?
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All,of it: The occipital nerves supply sensation to,the skull. Is the greater occipital Nerves are irritated, pain can be experienced over the top and into the eye. Lesser occipitals cause pain in the shape,of a banana over the top,of the ears and sides of,the skull. There are good treatments for this. See your local,pain Doctor. ...Read more
Does occipital neuralgia cause tingling and numb feeling around one side of forehead and temple and front of head?
Can any exercises that cause stress on the neck area trigger trigeminal neuralgia, or any positions that causes blood to rush to head?
Not believed so: TN is not believed to occur as the result of exercises placing stress on the neck nor positions which cause blood to "rush to the head." Some causes are DIRECT COMPRESSION of the nerve itself by a tumor, aneurysm, AVM, or blood vessel nicking the nerve. Surgeries, strokes, or MS can also cause damage to the myelin covering of the nerve causing pain. Need More info?www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
Pain in cheek, but feels muscular and triggered by reminders of trauma. Losing muscle volume in my cheek at site of pain too. GP sd neuralgia-correct?
Trigeminal neuralgia: Trigeminal neuralgia is fairly common after trauma. Acute pain can be treated with lidocaine injections . Chronic pain requires drugs like neurontin but these drugs may have some sedative side effects. Regular anti-inflammatory agents can be used as well. Like Motrin or naprosyn (naproxen). Feel better and good luck! ...Read more
Occipital nerve bloc: Occipital neuralgia can result in headaches on top of your head. I would see a pain physician and explore the possibility of getting an occipital nerve block injection with steroids. Another alternative are botox injections in the occipital area. Finally for patients refractory to such injections, occipital nerve decompression performed by a surgeon can be very effective. ...Read more
Hi i was diagnosed with neuralgia 4 years ago and not much was done i now at 21 have a small lump on back/bottom of head that seems a little tender ?
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