Trigeminal neuralgia

What is Trigeminal neuralgia?

Trigeminal neuralgia is inflammation of the trigeminal nerve, causing intense facial pain.The pain of trigeminal neuralgia is intense and may be an isolated episode or may be occur every few hours, minutes, or seconds.treated with tegretol if not effective surgery.

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I have had trigeminal neuralgia for approximately 15 years. On Dec. 20th & Jan. 3rd I had cataract surgery. First the left eye, then the right eye....

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Cataract surgery may trigger trigeminal neuralgia only temporary, let's say it may do so for a week or so.

Recurrence is a common feature of...

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Dx: Trigeminal Neuralgia, Fibromyalgia, Sponylosis, etc. Trigeminal since age 4. Have taken pain medications for years w/success. My previous...

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Thank you for posting your query.

It is unfortunate that your trigeminal neuralgia has not responded to treatment thus far.

If you have done...

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I have Trigeminal Neuralgia, I am trying to manage it as well as possible by taking Amitripyline 10 mg one or two at night before going to sleep...

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I have gone through your query and can understand your concern...

As per your complain it is good that you are...

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