I suffer from Chronic migraines I have been seeing a specialist for them he started giving me nerve block shots in the right side of my head right above my right ear. The last injection was in October 2011 by the middle of November I noticed a big indention starting at the hairline of my forehead and extending past the injection sight. Could this indention be from the injections? Will it ever go away? I have noticed that where the needle entered there is a tender spot and if I touch it, rub, or comb my hair I get a tingling sensation on the back of my head. Please help! Pamela.
Sometimes, injections of steroids can cause tissue atrophy or wastage and often this is temporary and returns to normal skin tissue in contour, etc... We can't explain the sensitivity of the skin, though; hope it too gets better.
Good luck, John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert
With the latest focus on treating individuals in the prodromal stage with psychosocial modalities, with or without medication, I wanted to give my take on the story.
In 1986, exactly one year before I had my breakdown, I sought help because I felt something wasn't right. I met with a woman at the Student Life Office on my college campus and didn't click with her so stopped going after two sessions.
A year later, I had a break on a Friday night and that Saturday morning my mother drove me to the hospital. A day later I was given medication and three weeks later the symptoms had stopped completely.
Had I gotten treated in 1986, might I not have had the break? We can't determine this. Giving medication to a person who hasn't had a breakdown must be done judiciously. It's not always warranted yet I can tell you one thing: after a person has a psychotic break, doing nothing is not the answer.
The quicker you get treated, the m...
Alternative Names Dacryostenosis; Blocked nasolacrimal duct; Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) Treatment Carefully clean the eyelids with a warm, wet washcloth. Be careful not to use the same part of the washcloth more than once. Some doctors suggest gently massaging the area 2 - 3 times a day. Using a clean finger, rub the area from the inside corner of the eye toward the nose. This may help to open the tear duct. If an eye infection develops, your health care provider may recommend that you use eye drops or ointment. A blocked tear duct that does not improve may need to be opened by a probing procedure. This may require anesthesia . Rarely, a small tube or stent needs to be placed in the tear duct to keep it open. In adults, the cause of the blockage must be treated. This may re-open the duct if there is not much damage. Surgery to reconstruct the passageway may be needed to re-establish normal tear drainage, and stop the overflow onto the cheek. Support Groups Expectations (prognosis) Most...
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