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Medical societies urge action to reduce gun violence. The overlapping characteristics of facial pain can make it difficult to pinpoint the cause. This article, with a handy at-a-glance table, can help.
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Children and adolescents often present to physicians and pediatricians with a range of medically unexplained symptoms, most common being headache, abdominal, and bone pains. These symptoms can be a manifestation of underlying depressive, anxiety or somatoform disorders, and sometimes the only symptom. Hence, it is important to recognize and manage these symptoms.
Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from your face to your brain. If you have trigeminal neuralgia, even mild stimulation of your face — such as from brushing your teeth or putting on makeup — may trigger a jolt of excruciating pain. You may initially experience short, mild attacks, but trigeminal neuralgia can progress, causing longer, more frequent bouts of searing pain.
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We understand that you and your facial pain need individual care. At the OHSU Brain Institute facial pain clinic, you will find providers who are committed to identifying the exact cause of your pain. Your care team will also offer the most advanced treatment options.
According to an article published in the Asian Journal of Neurosurgerymicrovascular decompression surgery MVD is the best option for many sufferers of trigeminal neuralgia TN. The researchers looked at cases of TN where patients were treated with MVD, all of them in India and all of the surgeries carried out by a single, experienced surgeon. Out of all the cases,