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Severe facial pain for 4 mos, diagnosis of sinus probs & toothache. Currently have severe facial swelling. Could this be trigeminal neuralgia?

Dangerous condition: Severe facial swelling is not found with trigeminal neuralgia. This is likely caused by an infected (abcessed) tooth. Infection in the head and neck region is a serious condition. You should seek medical/dental care immediately. ...Read more

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Facial Pain (Definition)

Facial pain is a clinical finding in which there is pain in the area of the face. This is often due to trauma, ...Read more


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What would cause severe joint pain, fever, spasticity, myopathy, neuropathy, facial swelling, fatigue, seizures, abdomen pain.. ect ...

What would cause severe joint pain, fever, spasticity, myopathy, neuropathy, facial swelling, fatigue, seizures, abdomen pain.. ect ...

One disease: is unlikely to do all this (Lymes Disease, Neurosyphilis, Porphyria , SLE ? Each could account for all but one of symptoms listed) I spent the better part of an hour trying to come up with one disease.......I give up. Must be one disease plus the side effects of a treatment or more than one condition. Lets figure it out!! Need more information!! www.healthtap.com/drericweisman ...Read more

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Can unilateral neck tension cause facial pain on that same side?

Can unilateral neck tension cause facial pain on that same side?

Possible: But would wonder whether source of both might involve temperomandibular joint, other dental issues, or even cervical spondylosis, with referred pain, but could also be separate issue such as trigeminal neuralgia. Might seek dental opinion, and if not conclusive, might seek neurology approach. ...Read more

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What does "atypical facial neuralgia" mean?

What does "atypical facial neuralgia" mean?

Facial pain: This is a facial pain syndrome that don't not fall into the classic pattern of trigeminal neuralgia. It is often more difficult to treat than tn as well. ...Read more

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Sinusitis for 6 months I have pain of rightside of body facial numbness jaw pain neck pain ?

Sinusitis for 6 months  I have pain of rightside of body facial numbness jaw pain neck pain ?

Comorbidities: Comorbidities are two or more diseases existing at the same time in the body. Each disease/pain needs to be addressed, diagnosed and treated separately applying synergistic management. Rec.: see interventional pain specialist. ...Read more

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Hx of bell's palsy and trigeminal neuralgia. Mult episodes of facial weakness w/ right sided weakness. Neg for ms. Hyper reflexes right side. Help?

Hx of bell's palsy and trigeminal neuralgia.  Mult episodes of facial weakness w/ right sided weakness. Neg for ms. Hyper reflexes right side. Help?

Some thoughts: What kind of help do you need? It is good if you do not have MS. Stroke and MS are the most likely to cause symptoms of weakness of the right face, arm and leg. Proper evaluation for these conditions and their risk factors should be done by a physician in a clinic or a hospital. A rare cause of these could also be hemiplegic migraine. Do you get headaches with these? ...Read more

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Can tongue pain be associated w/ tmj? Ent Dr says no lesions but I'm having pain in upper jaw back of mouth, tongue discomfort, tingling spot upperlip

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Can tongue pain be associated w/ tmj? Ent Dr says no lesions but I'm having pain in upper jaw back of mouth, tongue discomfort, tingling spot upperlip

See a neurologist: The symptoms you described is a neurological trigeminal nerve sensory deficiency. The visit to the neurologist is warranted. Ask your doctor for the referral ASAP. ...Read more

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Dx: palatal tremor and trigeminal neuralgia. Mri single hyper intense frontal gyrus. 23 years old. Left eye pain and right throat pain. Is this ms?

Dx: palatal tremor and trigeminal neuralgia. Mri single hyper intense frontal gyrus. 23 years old. Left eye pain and right throat pain. Is this ms?

Possible: But i would expect there to be more MRI abnormalities other than what you have mentioned? A lumbar puncture in order to run labs on your spinal fluid may be enlightening. ...Read more

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Diffuse pain, similar to gas, randomly in all 4 quads of abd. Pain scale of 7-10/10. Pain is accompany by upper impacted wisdom teeth throb and pain.

Likely Unrelated: I'm not sure what you are asking specifically but I think you may have a dental issue along with other unrelated issues. Go to a dentist to have an exam and get your wisdom teeth evaluated. See a physician if your abdominal pain persists. ...Read more

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Non cyclic pain in rt breast above aerola. Burns-aches like sciatica. Could pinched nerve in neck cause such a pain in that area. Need evaluation?

Non cyclic pain in rt breast above aerola. Burns-aches like sciatica. Could pinched nerve in neck cause such a pain in that area.  Need evaluation?

Likely: the pinched nerve is in either the mid back (thoracic spine) or chest area. The neck will supply mostly the shoulder and arm/hand not the chest area. ...Read more

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What would cause facial pain and headaches?

What would cause facial pain and headaches?

Tension headache/TMJ: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc with chronic pain! began selfcare with a wellness programs, vitamins b-100, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise and self or prof massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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