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Posted on Tue, 5 Sep 2017 in Brain and Spine
Question: Severe pain on right side of the back of my head. Goes up behind the ear. And down the neck. Feels like muscle but also stabbing pain like worst headache ever. Steroids and muscle relaxers aren't doing much ! Your opinion?
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Add pregabalin or gabapentin with current medications

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
You may be having cervical spondylosis.
Take pain killers with muscle relaxant like aceclofenac or diclofenac with tizanidine or thiocholchicoside.
Neuropathic pain modulator drugs like pregabalin or amitriptyline or gabapentin can be increased depending upon response.
Local pain reliever ointment can also be taken.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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