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Facial Pain

Alternate Names : Face Pain, Pain in the Facial Area

Facial Pain | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

When a person complains of facial pain, the healthcare provider will ask questions about the pain, such as:

  • the exact location of the pain
  • when the pain started
  • the type of pain, such as sharp, dull, or throbbing
  • whether the pain is constant or only occurs sometimes
  • whether there has been any injury to the painful area
  • whether anything makes the pain better or worse
  • whether or not there has been any other symptoms, such as facial swelling, rash, or fever
  • what other medical conditions a person has, if any
  • what medications, drugs, or herbs a person takes, if any

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    Facial Pain: Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors


    Facial Pain: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: Adam Brochert, MD
    Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
    Date Reviewed: 07/02/01

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