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I have a burning pain in the left side of my face, from my cheek bone to my chin and toward my mouth.

The pain is coming more often and lasting longer. I have seen my dentist, she did not fine anything that would cause this pain.

I am 61 years of age.

Can you help me?

Thank you,
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replied October 2nd, 2011
Burning in left side of my face
I have had same problem, but it has been going on 1 year, off and on. Usually comes for 4-5 weeks then goes away for a month or 2. This time it has lasted about 7 weeks! They were thinking it was Trigeminal Neuralgia, but I have no tingling... and it is not sensitive to touch, it actually feels better to hold it or apply pressure or ice.
I think it is a result of having had Shingles without realizing it cause I had NO rash, so it's damage of the facial nerve I think...
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