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what symptoms does auriculotemporal neuralgia cause

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience Neurology
As follow: Pain in certain area of head including ear, throat, etc. It can mimic other conditions too, so let your physician go in details and decide.
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A member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain: Neuralgia is, by definition, pain that occurs without stimulation of pain receptors. Herpes infections, which include "shingles", often result in thi ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: If this tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) is working for the treatment of your neuralgia, then if you stop taking the medication, it's likely the neuralg ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Typical: Unilateral occipital head pain, usually of a burning or electrical nature, associated with a pain trigger at base of skull behind mastoid bone, and pe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Trigeminal neuralgia: Tn is localized to one side of the face. The pain comes on suddenly, some describe the pain as electric-like and literally stops one from doing anythi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Cluster-migraine: This diagnosis is usually used for patients who have features of a migraine headache while going through a cluster episode. In other words, the diagno ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No but: Peripheral neuropathy doesn't cause chest pain but cervical spondylitis and herpes zoster are 2 examples of neurogenic chest pain. CNS stands for "cen ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Greenfield
40 years experience Rheumatology
There are many: Temporal arteritis(ta) is an inflammation of the arteries. The signs and symptoms are related to the location of the inflammation. This inflammation ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably not: H simplex type-1 typically causes infections of oral mucosa &establishes a lifelong persistence in sensory ganglia . Persistence and latency have ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gina Cadena-forney
20 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Fatigue, appetite changes, insomnia, anxiety, pain, loss of ambition, thoughts about harming body, lack of concentration, social withdrawal , poor wo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Val Koganski
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Unclear: Different reasons: viral, inflammatory, and most of the time it's not clear.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Jackson
10 years experience Neurology
Fairly uncommon: It is a disorder that is fairly difficult to diagnose without injections and thought to be relatively uncommon. It is a cause of sciatic nerve compre ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: There are a number if medications that are likely to help (lyrica, cymbalta, (duloxetine) lidoderm). Nerve blocks may help. See your doctor.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: No, totally different pain profile. Trigeminal neuralgia - shocklike pain, very severe, no pain between episodes. Bruxism - stiff painful jaw muscles, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
32 years experience Neurology
Migraine headache: Migraine symptoms are frontal throbing headache with one of the following: nausea, vomiting, inability to stand bright light or noise. Aura symptoms a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience Radiology
Damage?: Do you mean damage from physical trauma? Many things can cause similar symptoms. Medications are probablly the most common cause of altered mental sta ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lundin
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Vague : Your question is too vague to make a diagnosis.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Nmda encephalitis is rare and life threatening. No relation to peripheral neuropathy. There is a specific blood test for nmda encephalitis . Treatment ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many things: Rsd, now called complex regional pain syndrome (crps), can be caused by minor trauma (one of my patients was opening a box when he developed crps in h ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Occipital headache: Make sure your BP is okay check with your dr.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Lo
Dr. Justin Lo answered
20 years experience Pain Management
Yes: A toothache can mimic the pain of trigeminal neuralgia, but depending on where the infection is located and how much it has spread, it could cause an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: Peripheral neuropathy can be any nerve , or more often refers to a type of "stocking-glove" area of feet or hands seen in diabetes, thyroid disease, B ... Read More

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