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Neuralgic Pain

Neuralgic pain is produced by damage to nerve cells. Postherpetic neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, alcoholic neuropathy, etc., are some of the neuralgic pain. The neuralgic pain is characterized by a sharp, stabbing kind of pain. Treatment includes surgery, physical therapy, and painkillers to manage pain.

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The right side of my head and right eye are in excruciating pain after a re-RCT of my upper back tooth. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my right upper fifth tooth RCT (Root Canal Treatment) eight months ago. It was also sensitive and painful following the root canal treatment. I also took the entire prescribed medication dose. However, after 40 days, I returned to the doctor to discuss the issue. He simply change...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammad Emranul Islam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. I am sorry for the problems you are facing. It is difficult to make comments on the RCT(root canal treatment). Maybe you have a cracked tooth. The upper right four might be cracked and need an RCT. Neuralgia pain is d...  Read Full »

Why do I have a burning sensation in my groin area?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a burning sensation in the skin in my groin area, which is making me very hard to walk. I have had it on and off for the past 11 months. I am not sure if it is a skin chafing or jock itch or bacterial infection or something more serious. I tried jock itch cream, but it did not hel...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please answer a few questions. Do you have any itching? Do you have any history of hypertension or diabetes mellitus, or any other systemic disease? Was there any fluid-filled vesicle eruptions? Is it progressing or being persistent? I am looking forward to your respo...  Read Full »

I have intense pain in the back of my head. Is this something dangerous?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had an off-and-on intense pain in the back right of my head (not at the base of my neck. In the occipital area). It started a week ago. It comes and goes very quickly, feels like a very intense stabbing feeling, then stops. It can happen a few times or several times in the day....  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms are not suggestive of any serious medical disorder (including a brain tumor). You should know that a brain tumor usually does not cause an intermittent sharp pain (which is typical of nerve pain), but progressive headaches mainly during the night and in ...  Read Full »

I get constant pain in buttocks along with thigh pain. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had permanent cramps and constant aches in both buttocks. I have pain down the back of the legs in the calf and when I walk it feels like it is about to cramp and I get pain in front of the thigh. I have a constant aching feeling. When I press my skin on both thighs it feels so...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It looks like a nerve compression to me. If all investigations are normal, it does not mean it cannot be nerve compression. It could be meralgia paresthesia or neuralgia. I would recommend you take Vitamin B12 shots. Also, discuss with your doctor to prescribe you a...  Read Full »

Can epidural anesthesia cause sciatica, neuralgia and migraines?

Query: Hello doctor, 12 years ago I gave birth to my first baby. I was healthy when I walked in and then, not even for a single day I felt well. When I was given my epidural, my heart rate shot up to 150 and you could see it beating from the outside. They took it out and replaced it. The anesthesiologist ...  Read Full »

Dr. Jadhav Yatish Anant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Maybe unintentionally epidural needle must have hit a blood vessel in epidural space and so needle was withdrawn and reinserted in order to place it in epidural space avoiding blood vessel. Hypotension in pregnancy may be caused by supine hypotension syndrome and also ...  Read Full »

Does COVID-19 vaccination cause neuralgia and neuropathy?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had neuropathy and neuralgia since taking my COVID-19 vaccine, which was a week ago. It started with a tingling sensation in my arm, which I thought was normal. Then as the day went by, organs on the left side of my body and intestines started to feel like I had pins and needles...  Read Full »

Dr. Florilyn Joyce Chulsi Bentrez

Answer: Hello, Welcome to you for the query. I can understand your concern.For now, I suggest: 1) Pregabalin 75 mg, one capsule once a day at 8 PM as tolerated. Watch out for side effects such as dizziness. 2) Tablet Vitamin B complex, one tablet once a day. To document if it is a post...  Read Full »

I have had sudden severe pain on the left side of my face. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male with sudden severe pain on my left side of the face, which felt like an electric shock. I went to the ER, took antibiotics, and got an extraction done, but the pain persisted. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Kindly upload a photograph of the extraction site to know the current healing status, and see if there are other dental issues like a sensitive tooth that can also be felt as shocks when it comes in contact with hot or cold water or food. ...  Read Full »

Are occasional numbness of foot and neuralgia signs of anxiety or multiple sclerosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing numbness in my left foot. It comes and goes sometimes throughout the day and sometimes it is completely normal. This has been happening for the past year. At night, when I lay down the back of both my calves feel like they are rhythmically pulsing only when l...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms are not typical of MS (multiple sclerosis). The numbness in your leg may be related to a pinched nerve. The pulsating feeling in your legs may be psychological or related to venous insufficiency. Regarding the pain in your face, it is not typical of tr...  Read Full »

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