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Description of Trigeminal neuralgia

Definition of Trigeminal neuralgiaAccording to dictionary definition  Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a type of chronic pain that affects your face. Any vibration on your face, even from talking, can set it off. The condition may come and go, disappearing for days or even months. But the longer you have it, the less often it goes away.  Signs and Symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgiaAccording to dictionary definition  Common symptoms are:1. Extreme and sudden burning2. Shock-like pain3. Pain usually affects one side of the face  Causes and Risk Factors of Trigeminal neuralgiaAccording to dictionary definition  1. TN usually affects people over 50, especially women.2. The cause is probably a blood vessel pressing on the trigeminal nerve, one of the largest nerves in the head.3. Tumor and multiple sclerosis can also cause TN, but in some cases the cause is unknown.  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  There is no single test to diagnose TN. It can be hard to diagnose, since many other conditions can cause facial pain.  Treatment of Trigeminal neuralgiaAccording to dictionary definition  Treatment options include:1. Medicines2. Surgery3. Complementary techniques  NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

 

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