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Constant 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 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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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT doc: Sounds like sinusitis. See ENT doc ASAP for exam/treatment.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP first: Your primary care provider can help you determine diagnosis, treatment or when it’s best to see a specialist and which specialist to see. Your PCP wil ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Suspicious: Jaw pain and muscle tightening can be symptoms of Tetanus infection, also called Lock Jaw. While the incubation period of Tetanus is generally shorter ... Read More
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
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 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
chronic facial pain: See an ENT doctor for exam and possible ct scan of your sinuses. If ct scan is completely normal, sinusitis is unlikely the cause of your facial pain!
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