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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a type of chronic pain that affects your face. It causes extreme, sudden burning or shock-like pain. It usually affects one side of the 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.

TN usually affects people over 50, especially women. The cause is probably a blood vessel pressing on the trigeminal nerve, one of the largest nerves in the head. Tumors and multiple sclerosis can also cause TN, but in some cases the cause is unknown.

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  1. Trigeminal Neuralgia (National Library of Medicine)  
    Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a type of chronic pain that affects your face. It causes extreme, sudden burning ...
  2. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a nerve disorder. It causes a stabbing or electric shock-like pain in parts ... face, eyes, sinuses, and mouth to the brain. Trigeminal neuralgia may be caused by: Multiple sclerosis (MS) or ...
  3. Trigeminal Neuralgia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
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  4. Trigeminal Neuralgia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)  
    Trigeminal Neuralgia/Learn More ... Trigeminal Neuralgia ... National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research ... From the National Institutes of Health
  5. Trigeminal Neuralgia (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Trigeminal Neuralgia/Learn More ... Trigeminal Neuralgia ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  6. ClinicalTrials.gov: Trigeminal Neuralgia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Trigeminal Neuralgia/Clinical Trials ... Trigeminal Neuralgia
  7. Pain Condition Resources From the National Institutes of Health (NIH Pain Consortium)  
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  8. ... with epilepsy. It is also used to treat trigeminal neuralgia (a condition that causes facial nerve pain). Carbamazepine ...
  9. ... pain that continues after a bout of shingles) Trigeminal neuralgia (stabbing or electric-shock-like pain in parts ... cases, the cause is unknown. Postherpetic neuralgia and trigeminal neuralgia are the two most common forms of neuralgia. ...
  10. Multiple Sclerosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
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