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Can you have sensory loss on the affected side of which being diagnosed glossopharyngeal neuralgia? Example numbness then stabbing pain from triggers.

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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Yes, you can

have a sensory loss, because of the sensory component of the nerve.
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a rare condition that occurs in the areas innervated by the sensory branches of the glossopharyngeal (CN9) and vagus (CN10) nerves. It most frequently starts after age 50, equally involving males and females. Hope it helps.

In brief: Yes, you can

have a sensory loss, because of the sensory component of the nerve.
Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a rare condition that occurs in the areas innervated by the sensory branches of the glossopharyngeal (CN9) and vagus (CN10) nerves. It most frequently starts after age 50, equally involving males and females. Hope it helps.
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