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Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital Neuralgia: Introduction

Occipital Neuralgia: Occipital neuralgia is a chronic pain disorder caused by irritation or injury to the occipital nerve located in the back of the scalp. Individuals ... more about Occipital Neuralgia.

Occipital Neuralgia: Chronic pain from injury to the scalp nerve. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Occipital Neuralgia is available below.

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Prognosis for Occipital Neuralgia

Prognosis for Occipital Neuralgia: For most individuals with occipital neuralgia, the pain is eliminated or reduced with treatment and does not interfere with daily activities. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Occipital Neuralgia Information Page: NINDS)

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Article Excerpts about Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital neuralgia is a chronic pain disorder caused by irritation or injury to the occipital nerve located in the back of the scalp. Individuals with the disorder experience pain originating at the nape of the neck. The pain, often described as throbbing and migraine-like, spreads up and around the forehead and scalp. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Occipital Neuralgia Information Page: NINDS)


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