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Knot in back of neck, small. Diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia. Have headache, pain in face. Due to enlarged knot?

I have a large knot on the back of my neck (middle). It started out very small but now it s about the size of a nickel. I was dx with trigimenal neuralgia but recently i ve been getting unbearable headaches and shooting pains on the right side of my face. Could this knot be putting pressure on a nerve because it has enlarged?
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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The trigeminal neuralgia comes from a nerve inside the head called the trigeminal nerve. The "knot" you describe is unlilely to cause your symptoms to exacerbate it.

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Answered: Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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