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A 23-year-old male asked:

My wife suffers from trigeminal nerve happened a year ago .it was happening for several days and then go away for several months ..and now continue.

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Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
See doctor: trigeminal neuralgia can be treated with medication to control the discomfort if that is what she has. A doctor will examine her, and do some tests and put her on medication and monitor the effect of the medication on her blood and see how it is working.
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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30 years experience
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Has she has an MRI (rule out MS, or compressive pathology)? How was diagnosis made? This may be a debilitating condition, but she may achieve relief with certain medications (Tricyclics, anticonvulsants), injections or surgery as the surgeon (ENT or neurosurg) sees fit. Seek expert medical help for your wife. Her quality of life depends on it.
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A 23-year-old male asked about a 24-year-old female:

My wife suffers from trigeminal nerve Malk happened a year ago .It was happening for several days and then go away for several months ..And now contin?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Trigeminal nerve: The most common form of paroxysmal orofacial pain is trigeminal neuralgia. Typically, a pain attack is accompanied by tic-like cramps or involuntary spasms of the facial muscles ("tic douloureux"), and often leads to a complaint of muscle pain. See a neurologist for evaluation, tests, imaging and treatment.
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