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Had acupuncture for headaches. Mild pain at the back of head. How long will it last?

Hi I ha last Sunday accupuncture for headaches . One needle or two were placed in my head. Since then I have this mild pain at the right back of my head throughout day. It is not bad that I have to take tablet for headache. Pain comes and goes. I wander if acupuncturist hit the nerve and if yes, how long this occasional pain will last? Thanks
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.
irs possible that there could have been a local trauma with the acupuncture. Normally the healing takes place in 10-15 days. If it persists the area need to be examined if there is an infection over it. If there is redness around the pricked area then you should seek medical attention immediately.
Hope I am able to answer your concerns.
If you have any further query, I would be glad to help you.
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Wish you good health,
Kind regards
Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
Answered: Tue, 3 Sep 2013
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