The term Trigeminal Neuralgia also called TN; it is a condition which is characterised by intermittent, shooting pain in the face. Trigeminal nerve is one of the largest nerves in the head. The trigeminal nerve sends impulses from the face to the brain , impulses like touch, pain, pressure, and temperature, jaw, gums, forehead, and around the eyes. It is only diagnosed with Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Tests can help out the other causes of facial disorders but test can determine with certainty the presence of trigeminal neuralgia.
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