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Tic Douloureux (cont.)

Follow-up

If you are diagnosed with tic douloureux, your doctor may refer you to a neurologist or neurosurgeon for management of the pain.

  • Some of the medications used to treat tic douloureux may affect your blood counts and liver function, so it is important to have these levels monitored by your doctor.
  • After surgery, watch for signs of infection such as redness, discharge, or fever.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/16/2014
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