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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: This effects the trigeminal nerve, which innervates the face. It presents with severe pain on one side of the face.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
40 years experience Neonatology
Tic douloureux: Tic douloureux or trigeminal neuralgia is a severe, stabbing pain to one side of the face. It stems from one or more branches of the nerve that suppli ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Control the pain: Medications like Phenytoin or Carbamazepine and baclofen. If drugs fail nerve blocks or surgical procedure to reduce sensitivity of the nerve are an o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 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
22 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
38 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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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Mosley
23 years experience Neurology
No: It can be very painful, to the point of causing difficulty speaking or eating, and it can sometimes be caused by a tumor, but trigeminal neuralgia its ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Clinical exam: Trigeminal neuralgia is a condition where sharp, electrical pain affects the face along one or more of the three branches of the trigeminal nerve. The ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
30 years experience Pain Management
The face: Trigeminal neuralgia refers to a specific pain pattern from irritation from a specific nerve in the face. There are specific treatments which are usu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
27 years experience Neurology
Yes: Generally trials of antiseizure medications can be beneficial. Some individuals fail such therapy and may otherwise benefit from neurosurgical proced ... Read More
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