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I had someone tell me my symptoms sounds like trigeminal neuralgia.tremors.wouldnt a ct head scan show it? i had one done july 5th & it was clear

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See a neurologist: 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. Neurological examination and imaging (CT. MRI) are essentially normal. See a neurologist or orofacial pain specialist for final diagnosis.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2014

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