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Doctor insights on: Trigeminal Inflammation

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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

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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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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Can trigmenial tightness in face cause skin to look slightly abnormal? Like a bit more puffier? What's the best medication to get rid of inflammation?

Can trigmenial tightness in face cause skin to look slightly abnormal? Like a bit more puffier? What's the best medication to get rid of inflammation?

Can be painful!: Not sure what trigeminal "tightness" is. Trigeminal neuralgia is pain associated with the trigeminal nerve & is usually experienced as burning, sharp pain in the cheek, forehead, temples & jaw, pain around eyes, aching teeth, ear aches & feeling of fullness in sinuses. Puffiness is not usually described. Anti-inflammatories are not particularly helpful. Neurontin, Lyrica, (pregabalin) Cymbalta have been used. ...Read more

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Mri showed "inflammation" in cavernous sinus, double vision gone following steroid course. Trigemenial neurological tingling now.?

Mri showed "inflammation" in cavernous sinus, double vision gone following steroid course. Trigemenial neurological tingling now.?

Tolosa-hunt syndrome: Inflammation of the cavernous sinus occurs with tolosa-hunt syndrome. This usually improves with steroids. Check with your doctor. A further round of steroids and repeat imaging is probably in order. ...Read more

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Can you have trigeminal nerve irritation/inflammation causing paresthesias left side of the face without having pain or numbness?

Can you have trigeminal nerve irritation/inflammation causing paresthesias left side of the face without having pain or numbness?

Yes: The symptoms you mention are "sensory" symptoms which include numbness/hot/cold/pain
Any or all of the above can occur
With your history, however, if NEW these symptoms should be reported to your neurologist ASAP

Hope this helps
Good luck
Dr Z ...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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Can someone please distinguish the differences between a vascular response (to inflammation) and systemic reactions. Wouldn't one lead to the other?

Two different issues: Vascular inflammation typically refers to inflammation within the vessel wall or a plaque. Systemic inflammation is more diffuse. Granted one can lead to the other. ...Read more

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Don? T understand what is inflammation of the pancreas?

Don? T understand what is inflammation of the pancreas?

Irritation: Inflammation is basically any type of irritation. This can result from buildup of toxins in the the pancreas, from blockage of the pancreatic duct, from infections, or from traumatic injuries. Rarely, this can be an allergic reaction as well. This inflammation can be related to pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Is there anything food or drinks you shouldn't have when you have a gum inflammation?

Is there anything food or drinks you shouldn't have when you have a gum inflammation?

Gingivitis: Avoiding foods and drinks that can further irritate the gums is a wise choice. Foods that are acidic or sharp, alcohol, and popcorn are some examples. ...Read more

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Esr test value was 41 what does that mean? They said I didn't have autoimmune but lots of inflammation

Esr test value was 41 what does that mean? They said I didn't have autoimmune but lots of inflammation

See details: An ESR of 41 is modestly elevated and by itself means very little. Because it is a test the lab needs to do promptly, must rheumatologists rely much more on the CRP. The ESR can be elevated at that level by numerous different causes and can even be seen in otherwise normal individuals. ...Read more

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What's hidden inflammation like?

What's hidden inflammation like?

CRP!: Hidden inflammation would not come from arthritis, which would cause pain. Both increased sed rates and crps can come from metabolic syndrome. High estrogen levels increase firbrinogen, which increases sed rate, but not crp. I wish my medical colleages would stop ordering esrs and focus on crps. ...Read more

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What foods are good for inflammation?

What foods are good for inflammation?

No relation: Food does not affect systemic inflammation. Except in case of allergy or intolerance, what you eat does not affect inflammation. ...Read more

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What causes inflammation of the nerves?

Multiple issues can: Cause neuropathy, like auto-immune disease, nutritional deficiency, diabetes, vasculitis. Drug toxicity and alcohol. ...Read more

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What is inflammation.? How can it be treated

What is inflammation.? How can it be treated

Inflammation just: Refers to a tissue reaction to another process - infection, injury, rheumatologic disease, etc. Best plan entirely dependent on the inciting event/process. ...Read more

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Inflammation of gallblader?

Inflammation of gallblader?

And?: It can cause problems but it depends on what your question is, what the symptoms are, and what your medical history is. Please ask a specific question here. ...Read more

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Foods that fight inflammation?

No definite answer: Fruits and vegetables with anti-oxidant activities are considered anti-inflammatory and the darker the color the better (as in berries). Omega 3 fatty acid present in seafoods especially in fatty fish also has anti-inflammatory activities. Curcumin (in curry) may have anti-cancer activity. These are just some of the few I can think of. ...Read more

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Does sugar cause inflammation?

Does sugar cause inflammation?

Too much you: As long as you are not a diabetic, the only problem too much sugar causes is too much you. Reasonable amounts are metabolized without adverse effects and with gustatory joy. ...Read more

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What is lacrimal inflammation?

What is lacrimal inflammation?

Tear inflammation: The lacrimal system is the part of the external eye which produces tears, bathes the eye and drains into the nose. Inflammation of any part of this system is defined as lacrimal inflammation. ...Read more

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Voice cord inflammation for baby?

Voice cord inflammation for baby?

Yes: Baby's can have this from overuse, i.e. Too much screaming. Also infection such as croup-like syndromes. Even drainage from allergies or viral colds can cause hoarseness. If the baby is having no difficulty breathing, this usually clears up on its own. ...Read more

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How do doctors measure inflammation?

How do doctors measure inflammation?

Various tests: This answer varies largely. It depending on what type of inflammation and where. Physician exam can help. There are also blood tests that can test for inflammatory markers such as CRP or ESR. However as I mentioned it largely depends on what you are looking for as inflammation is a broad topic. ...Read more

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How does my blood cause inflammation?

How does my blood cause inflammation?

Please, more info: Thank you for your question. Blood can be irritating to the gastrointestinal tract, but generally is not a cause of inflammation. More information will help us provide a more pertinent answer: what are the circumstances that lead to your question? We look forward to your answer. ...Read more

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How to calm inflammation on the face?

How to calm inflammation on the face?

Several Steps: - Avoid sun exposure
- Do not scratch or pick irritated areas
- Apply cool compresses
- Try 1% hydrocortisone cream
- Seek medical attention if your symptoms persist or worsen.

Take care! ...Read more

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What diseases affect trigeminal nerve?

What diseases affect trigeminal nerve?

Numb face: May relate to Trigeminal nerve involvement, such as Neuropathy from excess alcohol, Diabetes, vitamin deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, MS, Trauma, Migraines, Shingles, Focal seizures, Hypothyroidism, Psychogenic, or Iatrogenic (unknown causes). ...Read more

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How tmj can affect the trigeminal nerv?

How tmj can affect the trigeminal nerv?

Proximity: The TMJ area is supplied by a branch of the trigeminal nerve. Pain may originate in the joint or surrounding structures, or be referred to this are via the % th nerve. There is therefore a close relationship ...Read more

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I have severe inflammation in lower back?

I have severe inflammation in lower back?

Statement v question: I am assuming you have back pain. Is this new or chronic? Did you injure yourself or did this start on its own? Is it constant or only with certain positions or activities? Is there any fever, chills or sweats? Is it affecting your sleep or are you losing weight or appetite? Any leg pains or neurologic symptoms? All the answers to these questions play a role in advising you. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Does antronex help pain and inflammation?

Does antronex help pain and inflammation?

Antronex: "supports the liver and the bodies histamine function" this is the claim by the manufacturer. There is no evidence that it can help with pain or inflammation. ...Read more