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Yes, especially around and under ears, back of neck, temples, lymph nodes.

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Yes, many people with TN suffer with facial swelling on the same side as they experience pain.

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Q: Is facial swelling a symptom of trigeminal neuralgia?
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What is another name for tic douloureux?

Another name for tic douloureux is trigeminal neuralgia. It is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, causing intense, stabbing facial pain.

Which nerve disease can lead to extreme facial pain?

Trigeminal neuralgia is the nerve disease that causes extreme facial pain.

Do your face swell with bell palsy?

Not typically. Bell's palsy merely causing minor temporary facial paralysis.

What cranial nerve is involved in toothache?

Trigeminal neuralgia is a rare disorder of the sensory fibers of the trigeminal nerve (fifth cranial nerve), which innervate the face and jaw. The neuralgia is accompanied by severe, stabbing pains in the jaw or face.

What contraindication may arise from a facial massage and why?

A facial massage may not give rise to a contraindication in itself. The client may have a preexisting condition that could be aggravated by massage to the face. One example is trigeminal neuralgia.

What is difference between facial and bell's palsy?

Facial palsy can be upper and lower motor neuron, while Bell's palsy is typically acute lower motor neuron paralysis, uni or bilateral. Usually idiopathic, but also can be associated with intermittent HSV reactivation. It is usually mononeuropathy compared to facial palsy may be associated with multiple cranial nerve involvement depending upon lesion.

What contra actions can occur in facial treatments?

In rare cases, such as Trigeminal Neuralgia, also called Tic Delaroux, any facial treatment needs to be conservative and cautious so the client does not get an attack, which in the case mentioned would be very painful. What you might try doing is having them guide your hands and show you how they want you to apply the treatment.

Can bells palsy make you feel tired?

No, it merely affects the trigeminal and/or facial nerve of the face.

Can bell's palsy affect the vocal chord?

No, it merely affects the trigeminal and/or facial nerves of the face.

Is there pain in the neck associated with Bell's Palsy?

Not typically. Bell's Palsy merely affects the trigeminal and/or facial nerves in the face, causing partial paralysis. Neck pain would be caused from something else, or a very atypical symptom of Bell's Palsy.

How do you treat trigeminal neuralgia?

Pregabalin (Lyrica) has been increasingly used in the past few years for a variety of pain disorders, including diabetic foot pain, chronic fibromyalgia, back pain and trigeminal neuralgia. It has been effective enough for its manufacturer to apply to the FDA for expanded indications for these conditions. Side effects include drowsiness when starting therapy, though most report this diminishes within days to weeks. Usual dose is 50-100mg 2-3 times daily.

Is it possible to get facial swelling if taking B12 vitamins?

Yes, it is possible (although fairly unlikely). The B12 compound won't cause the swelling, but one or more of the inert coumpounds in the formulation could cause the facial swelling.