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Will i need surgery to remove trigeminal neuralgia?

Will i need surgery to remove trigeminal neuralgia?

Many times: While some go into long term remission, many others require a procedure. The microvascular decompression is the most effective treatment for tn. Up to 80% are cured and come off medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Neuralgia (Definition)

Can also be described as neuropathic pain or "nerve pain" which can occur anywhere in the body. It can also be due to many disorders such as direct nerve damage, diabetes, ...Read more


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What are the tests for neuralgia?

Doctor decides: Pain arising from an injured (cut, ruptured, bruised, with scarred healing, or being chronically pinched yet not killed) nerve.  sciatica is type of neuralgia.  diagnosis of a nerve that is not disconnected, scarred, healing, or being killed is exceedingly difficult and diagnosis is not benefitted by imaging studies or mri.  test of this syndrome depends on the examination by doctor. ...Read more

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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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What is neuralgia and what meds are given for it?

Neuralgia: Hello. This describes pain stemming from nerves. However, you can neuralgic type symptoms in your soft tissues and muscles. Burning, stabbing, sharp, shooting, pins & needles, stinging, and numbness are examples of neuralgia type pain. Some examples of meds used to treat it: lidocaine gel & patches, gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) elavil, topamax, capsaicin, etc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Neuralgia?

Nerve damage: Can also be described as neuropathic pain or "nerve pain" which can occur anywhere in the body. It can also be due to many disorders such as direct nerve damage, diabetes, trigeminal neuralgia, or infection. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm having a neuralgia on the left side and after 5 sessions of physiotherapeutics I see more blurry and I feel pain arround my back.Is it normal?

Unclear: It isn't clear what you mean by neuralgia on the left side, nor what PT you are undergoing. However, if you are having new symptoms, you should be reevaluated by your doctor and your physical therapist. ...Read more

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Can Pudendal Neuralgia be cured?

Maybe: There are lots of possible causes for pudendal neuralgia, so whether it can be cured depends on the cause. It can sometimes be a challenge to find the most effective treatment for PN but the good news is that there are a range of treatment options available. There's lots of great info on the following website http://www.pudendalhope.info. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can Suprarobital Neuralgia affect TMJ?

TMJ: If its pure supraorbital neuralgia then usually not. However, TMJ issues can cause pain sometimes over the region of the supraorbital nerve distribution while at the same time causing pain over the temporal region - its a small over lap from the temporal to the supraorbital region. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of migral neuralgia?

What are the symptoms of migral neuralgia?

Migral or trigeminal: I am speculating that you meant trigeminal neuralgia. Trigeminal neuralgia is diagnosed clinically. Your doctor may still send you for a brain MRI to rule out any other pathology. ...Read more

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Definitive diagnosis of pudnedal neuralgia?

Definitive diagnosis of pudnedal neuralgia?

Neurology consult: A definitive diagnosis will require definitive evaluation. For a neurologic complaint, a neurologist is the best bet. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does post-hepatic neuralgia last for?

How long does post-hepatic neuralgia last for?

Phn: Unfortunately this is one of the most difficult chronic pain syndromes I treat. U should have a chronic pain specialist treating the difficult pain to have ur quality of life be the best it can be. It could not disappear for years:((( ...Read more

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What symptoms does auriculotemporal neuralgia cause?

As follow: Pain in certain area of head including ear, throat, etc. It can mimic other conditions too, so let your physician go in details and decide. ...Read more

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Can Cricopharyngeal spasm causesupraorbital neuralgia?

No relationship: Maybe you could converse with one of our doctors via a Concierge visit and clarify all of this. ...Read more

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What's the difference between neuritis and neuralgia ?

What's the difference between neuritis and neuralgia ?

Pain: The .Algia ending denotes pain the ..Itis ending is related to the pathology affecting the nerve (say inflammation?). ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is glosopharyngeal neuralgia?

Pain inside throat: It is due to Glasopharyngeal nerve and is intermittent shooting or burning pain on side of throat, tongue and pharynx ...Read more

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Can Horizant extended release be used for neuralgia or nerve pain?

Trigeminal neuralgia: It is prescribed for trigeminal neuralgis, shingles pain and other pain too but is primarily for restless leg syndrome. Discuss this and all meds prescribed w/ the Dr who gives it to you. Full instructions incl what to expect, do's and don'ts, alternatives, pros and cons. Call now. Best! ...Read more

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Does marijauna help symptoms of or associated with Trigimenal Neuralgia?

Does marijauna help symptoms of or associated with Trigimenal Neuralgia?

Marihuana: MAY have many medicinal properties but controlled studies and clinical trials are not abundant yet. Certainly please stay in touch w/your doc. Ask about Hemp Oil. That is the medicinal and non-psychoactive part of the cannibus plant. You can see a naturally oriented doc or nutritionist about using things like sublingual B 12, Alpha Lipoic Acid, or Marine Fish Oil to help the nerves. Peace. ...Read more

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Is there a likely correlation between glossopharegial neuralgia and trigeminal neuragia?

Aberrant vessels: Both trigeminal neuralgia and glossopharygeal neuralgia are related in that they are usually caused by a prominent or tortuous vessel coming off the vertebro-basilar artery system. These vessels are more prominent and "dig" into these nerves thus leading to a pain syndrome. Treatment for both is often with neurosurgical microvascular decompression--that is, padding the nerves from the vessel. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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