Pterygopalatine neuralgia

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What is pterygopalatine neuralgia?

A type of nerve pain caused by irritation of branches of the pterygopalatine nerve. It is characterized as pain in and around the nasal passages, eye, forehead region radiating to the back of the skull.

Common symptoms reported by people with pterygopalatine neuralgia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with pterygopalatine neuralgia

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Who has pterygopalatine neuralgia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

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