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Could acupressure cause facial pain from the trigeminal nerve?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kim Capehart
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Kim Capehart
Dr. Kim Capehart
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Facial pain

Yes it could.

In brief: Facial pain

Yes it could.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dr. Christopher Moeller
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably

While i've never heard of this happening, i'm sure it's possible that pressure on the area right in front of the ear (where the trigeminal nerve comes out) could irritate the nerve and cause pain.

In brief: Probably

While i've never heard of this happening, i'm sure it's possible that pressure on the area right in front of the ear (where the trigeminal nerve comes out) could irritate the nerve and cause pain.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Possible, unlikely

Possible but unlikely.
See orofacial-TMJ pain specialist for exam/diagnosis.

In brief: Possible, unlikely

Possible but unlikely.
See orofacial-TMJ pain specialist for exam/diagnosis.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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