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Having shots for occip.Neur. Worried.Had lydocaine, kenalog (triamcinolone) in shoulder and caused bad headache and 7 day flushing.Will use same stuff for occip shot?

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Dr. Frederick Nahm
Neurology
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In brief: Neuralgia

Typically for occipital neuralgia either Lidocaine and/or a local corticosteroid will be used.
There are several types of steroid products, but definately inform the person you are working with about this prior reaction.

In brief: Neuralgia

Typically for occipital neuralgia either Lidocaine and/or a local corticosteroid will be used.
There are several types of steroid products, but definately inform the person you are working with about this prior reaction.
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