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Face pain

Read or download our booklet that provides information on face pain, including trigeminal neuralgia

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This booklet provides information on face pain. It provides information on:

  • The different types of persistent face pain
  • Common symptoms of face pain
  • Tests and investigations you might need
  • Possible treatments that might help

Sources of further support and information are listed in the Useful Contacts section at the end of the booklet.

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This information was last checked in April 2017. Due for review in April 2020.

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