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How to treat excruciating pain on the left side of the head and neck?

I had brain surgery for chiari malformation and syringomyelia 1.5 years ago. In the last 6-8 months, I have excruciating pain on the side of my head (near ear, jaw, neck into scapula area). Also, the posterior veins in my neck are distended. Any thoughts?
Tue, 30 Jul 2019
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Neurologist 's  Response
Hi,

The neuralgic pain can be treated with pregabalin capsules. Distension of veins in the neck needs evaluation. Clinical examination should be followed by cardiac and brain evaluation.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Sudhir Kumar, Neurologist
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