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Signs of Trigeminal neuralgia

Symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgia

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Trigeminal neuralgia may include:

Note that Trigeminal neuralgia symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Trigeminal neuralgia signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgia:

Trigeminal neuralgia is characterized by a sudden, severe, electric shock-like or stabbing pain typically felt on one side of the jaw or cheek. The disorder is more common in women than in men and rarely affects anyone younger than 50. The attacks of pain, which generally last several seconds and may be repeated one after the other, may be triggered by talking, brushing teeth, touching the face, chewing, or swallowing. The attacks may come and go throughout the day and last for days, weeks, or months at a time, and then disappear for months or years. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Trigeminal Neuralgia Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgia:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgia article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Trigeminal neuralgia?

The phrase "signs of Trigeminal neuralgia" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgia that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgia" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgia.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgia. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Trigeminal neuralgia has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Trigeminal neuralgia signs or Trigeminal neuralgia symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Trigeminal neuralgia may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Trigeminal neuralgia symptoms.


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