Cheek pain, at times, tends to be like one of those unwanted guests who arrive without warning, suggest meekly that they’ll be staying only for a couple of days, overstay, and throughout the entire episode, cause immense trouble and discomfort. Cheek pain causes can range from the medically-driven to the hormone-driven (the latter I will illustrate towards the end of this article). Regarding the former, here are some of the possible reasons for cheek pain and swelling. Continue reading
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What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?
TRIGEMINAL NERVE is the 5th and the largest cranial nerve. It derives its name from the Latin words â€œtresâ€ means three and â€œgeminusâ€ means born together (i.e. three born together), hence the name Trigeminal. It innervates the structures derived from the 1st branchial arch. It mixed nerve i.e. it has a large sensory and a small motor root.