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Im havimg pins and needles at the back of my head. Ive

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Hi, im havimg pins and needles at the back of my head. Ive been to my GP for 4 times now but hes giving me medicine which dont help. i had my blood test done and everything was fine, however it makes me feel uncomfortable evey day. I would like to know what could it be?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello. This is Dr. PhilThanks for this questionMost likely this is a pinched nerve in the head or neck.It is called occipital neuralgia.Actually a cortisone (steroid) shot into this area is the most effective treatment.I would ask your GP for this
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
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