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Suffering from trigeminal neuralgia

Hi, my mom has trigeminal neuralgia and one of the common symptoms of the disease is that she has severe facial pain but it only persists for a couple of days/weeks, lessens, and would continue for another month or two and recedes. I am wondering, should she stop her anticonvulsants for the period when the pain stopsor should she continue them?
Asked On : Wed, 2 Mar 2011
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Did you consult a good neurologist or an ENT specialist? She needs to continue that medicine for long. If she discontinues, her body may not respond well to the medicines later on.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Sat, 5 Mar 2011
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