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While this site is a virtual community of and for people who have TN, there are others who also experience long-lasting severe face pain that is not diagnosed as TN. Anyone suffering form severe face pain is welcome. Shared experiences here can be empowering for both the diagnosed, undiagnosed, or simply supportive for anyone experiencing severe facial pain. What ever the source of the pain, many experiences are the same. It is intended to be a safe place for patients and family.
For those who take gabapentin, are you able to drive? I've been putting off trying it, because I'm very worried about how it might affect my work. I typically visit 3 different offices each day. So I'm on the road quite a bit. And I am a bad…Continue
My dentist wants me to have gum surgery to clean out gunk that has weakened the connection between teeth and bone. I'm wary of any procedure involving my face COULD make my ATN worse. I'd rather loose teeth. Has anyone had this procedure and things…Continue
I had an interesting situation and was wondering if anyone could relate....I was taking a lot of anti seizure drugs and antidepressants for TN 2 for a long time and got sick because I actually increased the dosage too much. I mistakenly stopped…Continue
As many members at Living With TN are aware, I am active in many online forums pertinent to chronic face pain and chronic pain in general. In one of those forums, I have just had a major op ed published, title "Stop The War On Chronic Pain…Continue
Just wanted to say Hello. I just joined this group but I'm not really sure why. I have great support at home it just feels like nobody really understands what it is like to live with this type of pain. Maybe it's just me but I am really tired of…Continue
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