A 37-year-old male asked:
In trigeminal neuralgia, is the pain throbbing/stabbing on the face, or more like constant tension on the cheek, behind the ear and jawline?
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Neurosurgery 47 years experience
Paroxysmal in face: Typical trigeminal neuralgia pain is characterized by paroxysmal or sudden brief attacks of pain: throbbing, stabbing or electric confined to the face. Pain may be triggered by touch. Not behind the ear or constant tension.
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Last updated Apr 29, 2015
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