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Just after some advice really as feeling a bit let down after a recent visit to my GP.
For the last 7-8 weeks I have been experiencing electric shock/stabbing pains down the right hand side of my face. The pains started off at the front of my head and have gradually worked their way down to my cheek and jaw. I get very little warning but symptoms seem to be made worse after I eat and when I put any sort of pressure on that side of my face.
I decided I could no longer cope with the pain and over the counter painkillers have been useless so I made an appointment with my GP. I am only 29 so my GP doesn't think that I can be suffering with TN and that they are more likely to be tension headaches but has printed advice from this website on both for me to look over and see which I think it is more likely to be? I have to say my symptoms seem to fit more with TN. I have been prescribed Amytriptaline 10mg and have too see the same GP in a week to discuss how things are going
Just wondering if the symptoms sound familiar? Are there any others that have been diagnosed at a young age? I would really like an MRI scan to try and pin point what is causing the symptoms but I am not sure if this is normal practice?
Any advice would be greatly appreciated
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