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Occipital neuralgia and wisdom teeth

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Dr.  Vaddadi Suresh MD

I was diagnosed with occipital neuralgia years ago. Whenever my trapezius muscles get tight, I get shooting pains up to the right temple. I have taken Excedrin and Advil . Nothing helps. I already had MRI ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaddadi Suresh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

I have acute occipital neuralgia to the point of little sleep, many days on the couch with an ice pack. klonopin , elavil, gabapentin , methocarbomol, Excedrin and flexiril are all meds I take ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Amarnath MD

My daughter had a TBi a few years ago and has seizures. She has been diagnosed with Occipital neuralgia and receives lidocane shots every 3 months. She has a 8 mm Virchow XXXXXXX space beside the basgl ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Amarnath ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Olsi Taka MD

I just started to get like a pinching on my right side of head in back of ear. Feels like pinch nerve ,does not last only seconds. Is there anything I can do. Leaving on airplane in a day. Never had this before. View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olsi Taka ( Neurologist)
Dr.    Dariush Saghafi MD

to have symptoms that sound like occipital neuralgia as well. However, the bone being prominent ...hi, I have what I believe as one side of my occipital bone that seems to stick out ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dariush Saghafi ( Neurologist)

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Dr. Olsi Taka MD

hi i am having very bad pain in my head n it is all my rite side i have had head scan n xrays n so on they r all clear i asked i dr on thise 2 help me and he said i had occipital neuralgia and i could get ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olsi Taka ( Neurologist)
Dr.  Aida Quka MD

I had a wisdom tooth removed in Sept. 2013 - in October I started getting headaches. I have seen lots of doctors and had an x-ray, an MRI and was diagnosed with Occipital Neuralgia. Basically I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aida Quka ( Neurologist)
Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

Hello, I have been diagnosed with greater occipital neuralgia. I was wondering if sharp stabbing ... of Occipital Neuralgia. What I have read online is that it usually affects the scalp, so im... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr.     Ivan R. Rommstein MD

My daughter in law had 2 shots for the Occipital Nueralgia this morning. The nerve block did not work. The pain continues. She is scheduled for an MRI tomorrow. Are there other shot combinations ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein ( General Surgeon)
Dr.     Ivan R. Rommstein MD

I have many health conditions. One being Occipital Neuralgia. It started out, many years ago as just on the Right Greater Occipital nerve. It has spread to several places within my head. I have been ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein ( General Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Taher Y Kagalwala MD

No, as the wisdom teeth are right at the back of the mouth.

Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi MD

Hello, Take 1-2 pain killers for 3-5 days. If pain ,still persists then get in X ray of wisdom tooth as in this age group this may be impacted or distorted .Consult a dental surgeon and get his opinion.Good luck.

Dr.  Sandip Kabra MD

No,there us no relation of insomnia with rise of wisdom teeth.