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What are the symptoms off atypical facial pain of the palate? Thanks

What are the symptoms off atypical facial pain of the palate? Thanks

Definition: Atypical Facial Pain (AFP, also termed atypical facial neuralgia, [1] chronic idiopathic facial pain, [2] or psychogenic facial pain), [3] is a type of chronic facial pain which does not fulfill any other diagnosis. Best explanation: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Atypical_facial_pain. See TMJ-orofacial pain doc for management. ...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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I have tryd al the tabs for atypical facial pain of the palate none have worked wot next please help? They can't find wots causing the pain fed up : (

I have tryd al the tabs for atypical facial pain of the palate none have worked wot next please help? They can't find wots causing the pain fed up : (

Pain: It is sometiimes very challenging to get the right diagnosis and find a drug that works... I would suggest seeing a dentist who specializes in orofacial pain. Ww. Aaop. Org. ...Read more

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How does cranial sacral therapy help with tmd/atypical facial pain?

How does cranial sacral therapy help with tmd/atypical facial pain?

Depends: Cranial sacral therapy is a viable alternative in certain cases of tmd. I often get referrals from chiropractors who say the adjustments that they perform on the patient does not hold. The bite (occusion) may be incorrect or out of alignment, causing the adjustments to fail. I would consult a TMJ specialist in conjunction with cranial sacral therapy. ...Read more

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Relating 2 my other q you asked who I seen a oral surgeon he said its atypical facial pain but 1 tooth hurts wen I drink cold fluids@sounds hollow?

Relating 2 my other q you asked who I seen a oral surgeon he said its atypical facial pain but 1 tooth hurts wen I drink cold fluids@sounds hollow?

Same: The symptoms of a tooth and atypical facial pain can be the same and make diagnosis more challenging. Keep working with a dentist that is familiar with both to get a good diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm sorry I meant atypical facial pain, was told 3 yrs ago it had nothing to do with my impacted wisdom tooth @cyst my palate painful swollen cheek?

I'm sorry I meant atypical facial pain, was told 3 yrs ago it had nothing to do with my impacted wisdom tooth @cyst my palate painful swollen cheek?

Check it out: If you've had any type of facial pain on one side with swelling you should consult your dds for problems involving your wisdom tooth if one is present in the area or under the skin in the area. They can definitely cause facial pain and swelling especially if partially erupted or trying to cut through the skin. Check with your dds again, if they ignore it find one that will listen to you. Good luck. ...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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What could cause distorted vision and facial pain?

What could cause distorted vision and facial pain?

Many causes: One cause of your condition could be trigeminal neuralgia.Trigeminal neuralgia is an inflammation of the trigeminal nerve causing extreme pain and muscle spasms in the face. Attacks of intense, electric shock-like facial pain can occur without warning or be triggered by touching specific areas of the face. I would see someone to diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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Help with facial pain. What can cause it? Face looks ok.

Help with facial pain. What can cause it? Face looks ok.

Many Causes: There are many causes of facial pain. It's important to get a thorough examination to determine proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...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 are causes of facial pain and/or tightness?

What are causes of facial pain and/or tightness?

Many causes: There are many causes of facial pain- trauma, infection, tmj/tmd, side effect from meds, etc. If it lasts for awhile, I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause chronic facial pain?

What can cause chronic facial pain?

Quite a few things..: Chronic facial pain may arise from a vast variety of issues-- a lowered connective tissue pain threshold ("myofascial pain", fibromyalgia), muscle spasm, musculoskeletal (tmj dysfunction), autoimmune disease (temporal arteritis), to neurological disorder (neuralgia, causalgia), dental or sinus infection, referred cardiac pain, or malignancy. A skilled doctor must ferret out the diagnostic clues. ...Read more

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What is aytipical facial pain and the symptoms please?

What is aytipical facial pain and the symptoms please?

Definition: Atypical Facial Pain (AFP, also termed atypical facial neuralgia, [1] chronic idiopathic facial pain, [2] or psychogenic facial pain), [3] is a type of chronic facial pain which does not fulfill any other diagnosis. Best explanation: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Atypical_facial_pain. See TMJ-orofacial pain doc for management. ...Read more

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Can having a root canal cause facial pain?

Yes: If you are continuing to have pain after having a root canal, go back to the dentist or endodontist that provided the treatment and have them check to diagnose the reason for your continued pain. You may still have infection present or have another issue developing. ...Read more

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What causes someone to suffer from constant facial pain or phantom toothache?

What causes someone to suffer from constant facial pain or phantom toothache?

NICO, etc.: 1.Neuralgia inducing cavitational osteonecrosis nico
2. High occlusion from recent tooth-work
3. Referred pain
4. Inflammation
5. Musculo-skeletal (TMJ) disorders
6. Etc. ...Read more

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Can herpes type 1 on gums cause facial pain?

Can herpes type 1 on gums cause facial pain?

Probably not herpes: If it is an initial infection it might behave this way. But typical hsv1 is an isolated scab on the lip. If you have extensive gum disease you probably have something else. You need to seek professional help. ...Read more

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Could acupressure cause facial pain from the trigeminal nerve?

Could acupressure cause facial pain from the trigeminal nerve?

Possibly: It is possible if the nerve is irritated. You may need to go to the doctors to be evaluated to make sure you have normal nerve function. ...Read more

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Can siniusitus cause facial pain/pressure. And head pressure 23yo female just got over a cold?

Can siniusitus cause facial pain/pressure. And head pressure 23yo female just got over a cold?

Absolutely: As a matter of fact, facial pain and pressure are the hallmark symptoms of a sinus infection. You may have started out with "just" a run-of-the-mill cold with mainly nasal drainage and congestion, but sometimes that infection will invade your maxillary and frontal sinuses, causes added facial pain and pressure, along with intense headache/pressure. Try a neti pot, hot steam, warm compresses, naproxen ...Read more

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Could you please tell me the best medication 4 aytipical facial pain of the palate so I can suggest 2 my gp I'm in so much pain, giving up the wil I am?

Could you please tell me the best medication 4 aytipical facial pain of the palate so I can suggest 2 my gp I'm in so much pain, giving up the wil I am?

Atypical Facial Pain: There is no such thing as "best", "better" or "worst" medication for aytipical facial pain, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genetics. Ask your treating Orofacial Pain Specialist for medication selection according to your diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could neck pain caused by a car accident cause facial pain?

Could neck pain caused by a car accident cause facial pain?

Referred pain: Yes. A whiplash injury can cause neck and shoulder girdle pain that can refer into the temple or jaw or cause headaches. It would still be wise to ensure there was no facial, dental, nerve, or jaw injury. Weakness or facial assymmetry should be checked out by a physician. ...Read more