Trigeminal nerve

What is Trigeminal nerve?

Trigeminal nerve is largest cranial nerve. Trigeminal nerve responsible for sensation of face and certain motor function like such as biting and chewing. Trigeminal nerve has three branches First is Opthalmic nerve, Second is Maxillary nerve, Third is Mandibular nerve.

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Trigeminal nerve tightness sensation right side. Will it resolve? Happened after night of heavy alcohol stress and tiredness. 6 months been like...

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Spontaneous recovery is less likely

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I have been suffering from Trigeminal Nuralgis for the past 8 years. It goes up and down in intensity. some time it will go away for a few months,...

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Surgery should be the option only if medicines fail.

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I have triennial neuralgia on both sides of my face, lately it has made it hard to eat and hard to talk. Doers this sounds familiar....

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Bilateral trigeminal neuralgia could affect mastication.

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