Are there other kinds of cranial neuralgias besides trigeminal neuralgia?

Other kinds of cranial neuralgias are far less common than trigeminal neuralgia. The next to understand is glossopharyngeal neuralgia. Glossus refers to the tongue, and pharyngeal refers to the throat. This is usually pain that's in the back of the tongue or down in the throat near the tonsils. It's the same kind of pain as trigeminal neuralgia -- sharp, shooting episodic pain -- and it's triggered by eating or talking or swallowing. That's glossopharyngeal neuralgia.

Nervus intermedius neuralgia, or geniculate neuralgia, is much less common, and that is pain that is episodic, stabbing deep inside the ear canal.

Finally, occipital neuralgia is episodic pain in the back of the head, on one side, and this kind of pain is usually associated with an injury to the nerve to the back of the head, occasionally due to a tumor, and more commonly to arthritis of the neck where the nerve coming out of the spinal canal gets pinched.

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