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Prednisone and occipital neuralgia

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Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

I have acute occipital neuralgia to the point of little sleep, many days on the couch with an ice ... routinely or prn to alleviate the pain. I had some left over prednisone and took some in the... View answer

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

I've had intermittent episodes of throbbing pain at my right occiput for several weeks. Chiropractic adjustments, ibuprofen , no change. Comes on suddenly, randomly, May last less than a minute, few minutes, or hours.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)

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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. 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.  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. Dorina Gurabardhi MD

I am a 72 year old healthy female. No signs of a cold or no sinus symptoms. Every few days when I blow my nose very thick yellowish greet flem comes out. I am dealing with Occipital neuralgia and am ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi ( General & Family Physician)
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)