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Constant bilateral facial pain

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Comer
35 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It can be caused by a number of factors. Some easily explainable others not so much. See a dentist and allow them the time to diagnose the issue, they ... Read More
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Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Neurolgia: In the absence of a dental source such as decay, fracture, cyst, tumor, or cancer as implied by "phantom". The source of your pain could be trigemina ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Diagnosis?: You need a diagnosis before your question. See an orofacial pain expert for exa/diagnosis/treatment.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maryam Chiani
28 years experience Dentistry
Constant pain?: You really need to find out the cause of this constant pain. It does not make sense to take constant pain medication.
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Trigeminal Neuralgia: Tn is a specific name to a type of facial pain. It can take a few doctors visits to get a final ruling. Don't wait it is not cancer but the pain can c ... Read More
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
None: At least until a diagnosis has been provided. There may be something serious and pain meds may prolong getting appropriate treatment.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not normal: Your symptoms are not normal after a septoplasty. Facial pain and tingling numbness is an oxymoron. Either you have pain or numbness. But it is not ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Abnormal: Not normal after septoplasty. See ENT doc who did operation for assessment. If he/she cannot diagnose problem, see orofacial-TMJ doc for evaluation.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See ENT: Sinus inflammation that persists for three months or longer considered as a chronic sinusitis. It is recommended that you see an ear, nose and thro ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
See below: First of all see the doc who operated on you. He should be able to provide you with answers. Good luck from NYC.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Several reasons: There are several reasons behind the occurrence of head pains ranging from genetics, muscle contractions, stress, sleep disorders, teeth grinding, tra ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Trigeminal neuralgia: It sounds like you have criminal neuralgia or what used to be call tic-douloureux (tic della rue). It's neurological, can be very painful and may hav ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Red flag: Neurologic differences are red flag in any pain condition. Re. See a neurologist asap.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not lupus: Sinusitis and headaches are not components of lupus. Headaches in lupus are associated with hypertension.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Many things: Chronic maxillary sinusitis can cause facial pain. Tooth problems can lead to chronic facial pain, clenching and grinding your teeth can lead to fatig ... Read More
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