What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?Uploader: Shakazahn 5 month ago Subscribe 9
The condition is progressive. Diagnosis of TN2 is more complex and difficult, but tends to be supported by a positive response to low doses of tricyclic antidepressant medications such as amitriptyline and nortriptyline , similar to other neuropathic pain diagnoses. Because of overlapping symptoms and the large number of conditions that can cause facial pain, obtaining a correct diagnosis is difficult, but finding the cause of the pain is important as the treatments for different types of pain may differ. Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic. Is trigeminal neuralgia pain tougher to treat the longer you wait to have surgery? What are the symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia?