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Frequent headache that is made worse by opening/closing mouth and light.. what's going on?

By Anonymous February 29, 2012 - 6:29pm
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I've had a past history with migraines but this isn't a migraine. I feel disabled from every activity and standing & sitting back down up even kills me. I take Excedrin Migraine pills when necessary and it has stopped helping. Nothing works and my neurologist and chiropractor don't seem to think much of it, but I can't deal with this pain anymore!

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It must be frustrating to be in pain and not know the cause or to receive any relief.
Has trigeminal neuralgia been suggested as a possible cause?
Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensations from your face to your brain. With this condition, even mild stimulation of your face, like opening and closing your mouth, can trigger a jolt of excruciating pain.


February 29, 2012 - 6:41pm
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