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A 31-year-old female asked:

is peripheral nerve stimulation a viable treatment for trigeminal neuropathy (not trigeminal neuralgia) when medications are not working? if so what us doctors/hospitals offer this procedure?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
PENS: Per-cutaneous electro nerve stimulation is available at many pain management sites. Electro acupuncture may also give relief.
Dr. Ahmed Ghaleb
Pain Management 31 years experience
Neurpathy: If the symptoms is pain , and if that pain localized to one branch of the trigeminal , pns can help.
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Trigeminal pain: The trigeminal neuralgia association has a nationwide database of experts in the field of face pain. They can help you find an expert in your area to evaluate your pain and offer the best course of treatment.

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