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What are cranial neuralgias, facial pain, and other headaches?

Related Topics: Headache, Cranium, Neuralgia, Pain
 

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Neuralgia means nerve pain (neur= nerve + algia=pain). Cranial neuralgia describes a group of headaches that occur because the nerves in the head and upper neck become inflamed and become the source of the pain in the head. Facial pain and a variety of other causes for headache are included in this category.

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