Management of Atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia by Botox

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I am interested to know if anyone has tried this novel approach. As an idea it suddenly seemedd so obvious and on using google I found many recent articles supporting a dramatic pain reduction, reduction in drug requirements, and in some cases leading to long term drug free release from symtoms of pain. 

Yet I find no mention here....

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    Hi Proxy,Several years ago I had Botox  for my ATN.It was given to me by a dentist in Dorset.I had high hopes of this treatment......it didn't work .....worth a try though and who knows it may work for you! Good luck!
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      Dentist.. Hi smile

      Tell me more about the onset of your symptoms, I'm interested in a correlation involving root canal work or wisdom tooth extraction. 

      several years ago to try botox as a solution is remarkably pioneering!

      Where did he inject it precisely?

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    i   thought  getting   injections  cortzone   i  do  not  if  i  spelled  it  right   i  would  ride  to   to  sunset   and  very   happy   no  more  pain    the  pain  is  there  the  buzzing   in  my  ear   does  not  go  away   the   thundering  and  lighting   in  both  my  ears  does  not  go  away    then  the  volts  to   heads do  not  go  away  this  7  seven  days  week   vomitiming  all the time  never  get  a  break  when  get  very   my  blood  pressure   goes  270   i  have   in  out   er   about  10  times  i  am tired    2  yrs  no  medications  help    the  only   is  the  tizzande   but  make  so   sleepy   no  way   to  live
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      This is an awful situation, unspeakable really. Please can you tell me if you have had root canal work or wisdom tooth extraction in the 1 or 2 years leading up to these painful symptoms. 

      Is there a point at which you can identify a beginning to this?

      Keep hope alive x

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    crycrycryneutralsadfrownfrowni  feel   these  emotions
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      Hugs for you, I see very good reasons that make me optimistic that ATN has been misunderstood and that this is the principle problem in successful treatment. I am reading up everywhere, asap. 
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