Could the drugs being used to treat my trigeminal neuralgia be causing more odd sensations on my face?
Yes. All medications have side effects.
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.
Yes. Typically those drugs are not short on side effects.
Very rare. That would bring the diagnosis into question. . Read more...
I've had tingling and pain in my face for the last week! I thought it might be trigeminal neuralgia but it's on both sides, not just one! What to do?
Call your doctor. With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. Read more...