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Is it possble that a toothache cause trigeminal neuralgia?

Is it possble that a toothache cause trigeminal neuralgia?

The opposite is true: "There is one disease of the Jaws which seems in reality to have no connection with the Teeth, but of which the Teeth are generally suspected to be the cause. As simple pain demonstrates nothing, a Tooth is often suspected, is perhaps drawn out; but still the pain continues, with this difference however, that it now seems to be in the root of the next Tooth". John Hunter (1778). It is true today. ...Read more

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Dr. James Marx
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Neuralgia (Definition)

Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more


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How can u just wake up one day and have peripheral neuropathy, trigeminal neuralgia? Could this be linked to CNS inflammation? What cause? 31yrwf

Possibly: Peripheral neuropathy can be any nerve , or more often refers to a type of "stocking-glove" area of feet or hands seen in diabetes, thyroid disease, B12 deficiency , .Trigeminal neuralgia is specific to that nerve , and can involve branches of the trigeminal individually.Most cases are from compression of the nerve by the superior cerebellar artery. Treatments ;gasser. Gangion block, micros. Decompr. ...Read more

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I have myoclonus (self diagnosed) weakness, headaches, neuropathy' trigeminal neuralgia. I have sle. I'm convinced my lupus is affecting the pns. ?

I have myoclonus (self diagnosed) weakness, headaches, neuropathy' trigeminal neuralgia. I have sle. I'm convinced my lupus is affecting the pns. ?

Yes: Sle is an autoimmune disorder that can cause mixed neuropathies in a minority of affected patients. Antidepressant and anti-seizure medications are usually the mainstay of treatment. ...Read more

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Can lightly touching my eyebrow that causes a strange ache be something more simple than trigeminal neuralgia ? My pain isn't intense. Only when touch

Can lightly touching my eyebrow that causes a strange ache be something more simple than trigeminal neuralgia ? My pain isn't intense. Only when touch

Hard to say: Things like what you have are difficult to help with without seeing and examining the painful areas. Make an appointment with your medical doctor. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause trigeminal neuralgia?

No : Although trigeminal neuralgia can occur at any age, it primarily affects patients over the age of 50. TN is an episodic neuropathic disorder and has no TMJ as an etiologic factor. ...Read more

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Can a Vitrectomy cause Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Generally no: A vitrectomy generally does not cause trigeminal neuralgia. If you are having symptoms consistent with trigeminal neuralgia please speak with your physician or make a virtual appointment for further discussion. ...Read more

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Can long term stress and anxiety cause trigeminal neuralgia?

Can long term stress and anxiety cause trigeminal neuralgia?

Not likely: The causes of trigeminal neuralgia include some compression of the nerve and some other possible causes. Stress and anxiety may certainly worsen the problem and bring it to attention, but they alone are not likely the underlying cause. We typically perform imaging to look for something that is pressing on the nerve, so to speak. I recommend the American Headache Society website for more into. ...Read more

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I am 35 married woman with no kids.i have TN trigeminal neuralgia.is it a cure or natural cure.what are the causes.

Many causes & Rx's: Trigeminl neuralgia has many causes- sometimes something pressing on the nerve, illnesses like MS & Lyme Disease etc. Standard treatment is various drugs or surgery- see http://tinyurl.com/7fssqw However, it is often cured by homeopathy so I advise seeing a good homeopath- see http://www.homeopathycenter.org Cranial osteopathy also often helps- see http://physician.academyofosteopathy.org/ ...Read more

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What can cause trigeminal neuralgia (tn)?

Unclear: Different reasons: viral, inflammatory, and most of the time it's not clear. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Nerve Pain (Definition)

Neuralgia is a sharp, shocking pain that follows the path of a nerve and is due to irritation or ...Read more


Dr. Paul Grin
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Trigeminal Neuralgia (Definition)

Trigeminal neuralgia is a nerve disorder characterized by sharp, stabbing ...Read more