Thank you for posting your query.
Your symptoms are suggestive of trigeminal neuralgia
. In this condition, electric shock
like pain occurs often on one side of face, lasting for few seconds to a minute. Pain may occur several times per day.
tablets give a lot of relief.
With inflamed blood vessel, one should exclude a condition called as temporal arteritis
. Elevated ESR in blood may be a clue for that.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist