Searing Pain In The Face: Trigeminal Neuralgia

Searing Pain In The Face: Trigeminal Neuralgia

A searing, stabbing pain on one side of the face can be so severe it’s sometimes called “the suicide disease,” and may evade diagnosis. Trigeminal neuralgia is often caused by a throbbing artery in contact with nerves at the base of the brain. Treatment can be difficult though often ultimately successful. Two experts discuss.

Medical Notes: Week of May 19, 2019

A look at the top medical headlines for the week of May 19, 2019.

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16-36 Segment 1: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Experts explain how better prevention efforts for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder could greatly reduce a wide variety of social problems.