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While the exact number of persons living with trigeminal neuralgia is unknown, an estimated 150,000 people are diagnosed with the disorder each year, according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Trigem... More »

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Facial neuralgia can be treated at home with medications; however, these medications must first be prescribed by a practicing medical doctor after an examination, reports the University of California, San Francisco Depar... More »

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Some causes of trigeminal neuralgia are compression of the trigeminal nerve by the blood vessels, aneurysms or tumors, as well as diseases such as multiple scleroris, sarcoidosis and Lyme disease, according to MedicineNe... More »

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