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Name  Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
Related to/Also known as   Fothergill's Disease
Symptoms Trigeminal Neuralgia is an extremely severe facial pain, which tends to come and go unpredictably in sudden shock-like attacks. The pain is along the pathway of the trigeminal nerve, typically the upper or lower jaw or the cheek, and is usually confined to one side of the face.
Useful National contacts

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK
PO Box 234
Oxted
Surrey RH8 8BE
Phone: 01883 370214
Email: admin@tna.org.uk 
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Online resources

Trigeminal neuralgia (NHS Choices)
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Trigeminal neuralgia (MS Trust)
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Our resources

Striking back! The library at the Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability related issues.

Visit our library to read Striking Back! The Trigeminal Neuralgia and Face Pain Handbook by George Weigel and Kenneth F. Casey. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
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