If you have had trauma to the head or prior corrective surgery for trigeminal neuralgia that has left you with constant pain and numbness in the face, you may be suffering from Anesthesia Dolorosa.
The most common cause of this condition is a traumatic injury to nerves during surgical intervention for trigeminal neuralgia.
Patients with this condition will often have:
Anesthesia Dolorosa is a difficult condition to treat and typically doesn’t respond to medication. Patients have gained relief and pain management through procedures such as: