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What is Occipital Neuralgia?

What is Occipital Neuralgia?

  • Occipital Neuralgia: Chronic pain from injury to the scalp nerve.

Occipital Neuralgia: Introduction

Types of Occipital Neuralgia:

Broader types of Occipital Neuralgia:

How serious is Occipital Neuralgia?

Prognosis of 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)

What causes Occipital Neuralgia?

Causes of Occipital Neuralgia: see causes of Occipital Neuralgia
Causes of Occipital Neuralgia: Occipital neuralgia can result from physical stress, trauma, or repeated contraction of the muscles of the neck. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Occipital Neuralgia Information Page: NINDS)

What are the symptoms of Occipital Neuralgia?

Symptoms of Occipital Neuralgia: see symptoms of Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital Neuralgia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Occipital Neuralgia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Occipital Neuralgia.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Occipital Neuralgia: see treatments for Occipital Neuralgia
Research for Occipital Neuralgia: see research for Occipital Neuralgia

Organs Affected by Occipital Neuralgia:

Organs and body systems related to Occipital Neuralgia include:

Name of Occipital Neuralgia

Main name of condition: Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital Neuralgia: Related Conditions

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