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Not dx'd but wondering if I should be evaluated for trigeminal neuralgia. Besides the shock-like pain behind same ear every time scalp pain top head.

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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not typical

Does not exactly sound typical if trigeminal neuralgia.

In brief: Not typical

Does not exactly sound typical if trigeminal neuralgia.
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Dr. Zachary Levine
If it behind the ear it may be Ramsay hunt syndrome. Typically TN is in the face and cheek area. It is rarely in the scalp ans this is not in the distribution of the trigeminal nerve.
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