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Trigerminal neuralgia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   \How can I help you?
User :   Helo Doctor I am diagnosed with TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA for the past 3-4 months
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am really suffering with pain. I started with lyrica 75 MG TWICE A DAY i WAS OK FOR A WHILE bUT I think medicines stopped acting now
User :   I am in real pain spl while eating.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am allergic to TEGRETOL.
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems like
Doctor :   diabetes or high BP?
User :   no sir. thankgod.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I have this problem on the lower jaawline on the right side
Doctor :   If the regular medicines are not helping then you should discuss with your neurologist other options like
Doctor :   Microvascular decompression (MVD), Glycerol injection, Balloon compression,
Doctor :   Electric current, Cutting the nerve, Radiation.
Doctor :   Radiation.
User :   oh ok.
User :   I have noted all these
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   If they dont work, some alternative medicinal approaches like
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