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What nerves are affected by trigeminal neuralgia?

The pain most commonly involves what are called the first and second divisions of the trigeminal nerve. The trigeminal nerve splits into three different divisions. The first division involves the eye and the forehead. The second division is the cheek, and the third division is the jaw.

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