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does trigeminal neuralgia ever go away on its own

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sort of: Sometimes people with trigeminal neuralgia have long periods with no symptoms, but there is always the possibility of recurrence.
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Sort of: The only thing that i would add is that trigeminal neuralgia is extremely unlikely to occur in a 22 year old; consult an orofacial pain dentist or neu ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA: It last for a long time with sometimes facial disfiguration aside from the constant pain. Gabapentin , vitamin B12 injections help shorten duration. I ... Read More
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Dr. Shon Cook
Dr. Shon Cook answered
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Sometimes: Sometimes, the symptoms do go away on their own, and sometimes, Gabapentin and other drugs stop working. If you have had pain for more than a year, a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Ther are medici es that can lessen the neuralgia but none that illiminate the pain.
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Trigeminal neuralgia: This exceedingly painful condition should predominantly be treated medically. Surgery has poor outcomes. Make sure the diagnosis is not temperomandibu ... Read More
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Possible: Possible, but unlikely. It is frequently caused by the vessel compressing the nerve.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
33 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Trig neuralgia is diagnosed based upon the history and the description of the pain. An MRI may show the loop of a blood vessel next to the trig nerve ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Trigeminal neuralgia: Tn is a disease of excerbation and remission meaning that earlier in the course the pain can come and go. However the longer the patient has tn the at ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: It depends on what caused it in the first place. Trigeminal neuralgia just means that there is pain caused by the trigeminal nerve itself misfiring. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clemens Schirmer
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Trigeminal neuralgia: The context of your question is unfortunately not completely clear but i will give it my best - trigeminal neuralgia (tn) is usually diagnosed and tre ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Trigeminal neuralgia: It is pain along the distribution of the trigeminal nerve. Usually over the face , and mandible region.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
Nerve disorder: The fifth cranial nerve (trigeminal nerve) is affected in this disorder. A neuralgia is a condition of unknown etiology that causes severe pain when a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Yes: It is rarely seen in individuals less than 35 years of age, is more common in woman than in men. When seen in the younger population, the presentation ... Read More
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