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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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Is there a cure for neuralgia?
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If the cause of your neuralgia can be determined you may be able to fix it with surgery. For posther...
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What is neuralgia?
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Neuralgia is the medical term for nerve pain. There are several different types of neuralgia dependi...
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Is neuralgia life-threatening?
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What is the most common type of neuralgia?
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