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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Hello,

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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Hi,

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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Welcome to HEALTHCARE MAGIC..

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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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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Do you know of a treatment for atypical trigeminal neuralgia besides the usage of lyrica, neurotic, topimax, etc. I have already have had nerve...

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I have been having excruciating pain in my jaw, cheek and feels like my tooth is going to explode. The pain also radiates up to my temple and to my...

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hello. I am 81 years of age and suffering from trigeminal neuralgia. I also have been told my lower back spine is crumbling, and walking is getting...

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Since I last asked the question: My same problem still persists and nobody can find an answer. Again the pain goes from the bottom of my ear to the...

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I am always tired and can't wait to sit down or go to bed. I rarely have trouble sleeping but I do not wake refreshed. I am also tired of saying...

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I have a sharp pain on the right side of my head that starts at the neck and s just a flash of pain but it's been going on every minute or so since...

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