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severe facial pain after stroke

my husband who had a brain stem stroke april 2015 when he was 48 suffers from intense burning on the right side of his face.it feels like blowtorch.every waking minute.was diag with trigeminal neuralgia but has been treated with everything nothing is working.been to 5 neurologists.maybe not trig neul?has anyone else out there gone through this?
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replied July 8th, 2018
Hello and welcome to EHF,

I appreciate your concern for your husband.

Trigeminal neuralgia is an excruciatingly painful condition,sudden attacks of pain that lasts for seconds to minutes on one side of the face is called trigeminal neuralgia.

The continous intense burning on one side of his face is something else,I do not think it's trigeminal neuralgia.May be the stroke effected some of his facial nerves so bad that he's still feeling paresthesia.

I hope this is helpful,

Wishing him the best of health.


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replied August 2nd, 2018
thank you for your reply.will do research
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