Occipital Neuralgia: Treatment, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis
Occipital Neuralgia or C2 Neuralgia can cause very intense pain that feels like a jabbing, sharp electric shock like sensation in the back of the head and neck. Primary treatment consists of pain relievers or analgesics that may be effective in reducing the pain.
What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?
People have a habit of screwing up their faces when you tell them you have Trigeminal Neuralgia. “Tri what?” is the usual question. It’s quite difficult to explain. Do you try to tell them in medical terms? That we have two trigeminal nerves, one for each side of the face.The trigeminal nerve is a paired cranial nerve that has three major branches: the ophthalmic nerve, the maxillary nerve, and the mandibular nerve. One, two, or all three branches of the nerve may be affected. It can affect…
Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness
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Facial pain has a number of causes. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is named for the nerve (the trigeminal , or fifth cranial nerve) that is affected. Trigeminal neuralgia causes brief, intense, severe pain, usually on one side of the face or the jaw or near the eye. Trigeminal neuralgia is a type of neuropathic pain (pain caused by nerves).
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MS Meme Education
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Occipital Neuralgia Occipital neuralgia, also known as C2 neuralgia or, rarely, Arnold’s neuralgia, is a medical condition characterized by chronic pain in the upper neck, back of the head and behind the eyes. Not to be confused with trigeminal neuralgia, occipital neuralgia is a neurological condition of the occipital nerves.