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Is occipital neuralgia common?

While headaches and pain are both common, the actual condition of occipital neuralgia is not. People may believe their pain is due to the condition, but there are a number of other conditions that could cause similar symptoms. If you believe you have symptoms of occipital neuralgia, you may want to consult your doctor. They will be able to help determine what is causing your pain.

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