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Could the drugs being used to treat my trigeminal neuralgia be causing more odd sensations on my face?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Val Koganski
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

All medications have side effects.

In brief: Yes

All medications have side effects.
Dr. Val Koganski
Dr. Val Koganski
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Dr. Paul Reynolds
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Indirectly

If the medications are helping reduce your pain, then most likely the process causing the tn in the first place is causing signals that your brain is trying to relate to.
But most of those medications work by changing nerve function, and so sensation may be altered to cause 'strange' feelings.

In brief: Indirectly

If the medications are helping reduce your pain, then most likely the process causing the tn in the first place is causing signals that your brain is trying to relate to.
But most of those medications work by changing nerve function, and so sensation may be altered to cause 'strange' feelings.
Dr. Paul Reynolds
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Typically those drugs are not short on side effects.

In brief: Yes

Typically those drugs are not short on side effects.
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones
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