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Maybe this is not a neurology question but here goes.I have

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Maybe this is not a neurology question but here goes.
I have been reading a post where a woman has been having what I would call pains in her gums. I have this too and it is annoying me,.Its a dull aching pain, not stabbing. I wear dentures and my gums are not sore or bleeding or anything. Thats why I thought it might be a neurology matter. I find it all embarrassing so would really appreciate your help.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Thanks for this excellent question.

I'm sorry you are having this problem.

I need to gather more information in order to give you the best answer possible.

Does it hurt to chew?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
this is trigeminal neuralgia Anna.

It is a nerve problem.

I recommend seeing a neurologist for testing.

It is treated with carbamazepine.

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