Facial pain. Trigeminal neuralgia causes an intense, lightening-like facial pain. It has been described as the most painful condition known to man. It most often begins after the age of 50 . There are several treatment options including medications and surgeries. If you or someone you know has this condition, see your doctor for referral to a specialist.
Face. Trigeminal neuralgia is a disorder of the 5th cranial nerve. Pain may be limited to one, two or all three areas of face.