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    Default facial pain

    What is Trigeminal Neuralgia of the face ( cheek)

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    welcome barry !

    i can't exactly explain what TN is, but i'll give you a link to a page that can:

    i hope that helps and if you need further support, there is a TN forum here and also a pain forum!

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    If you think you might have TN you need to find a good neurologist or a good pain management Dr. I have had TN for 22 years. I saw a pain management Dr. For almost 10 years. I had 3 different kind of surgeries to try to help with the pain. It wasn't until I went to pain management that my pain is now under control.

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    Trigeminal neuralgia is also called tic douloureux, is a a condition that is characterized by intermittent , shooting pain in the face. You can learn more from this website:

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